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... It sounds like from your post that you have gained weight since taking the iron. That sounds like fluid gain rather than true fat gain. On the other hand it may just be that your blood volume is going up due to improved blood cell creation. ... (6 replies)
... In the last few weeks, I gained about 7 to 8 pounds. That in itself is no big deal, I'm still far from overweight, but I do wonder at its cause. ... (6 replies)
... Ever since I was a baby, my hemoglobin has been slightly low. My mom was told to increase my iron rich foods. However, out of all 8 of her children, I was the only one with this issue. ... (6 replies)

... i have been gaining weight too since i was diagnose with iron deficiency anemia. i am currently taking ferrous sulfate, spa tone iron liquid, and other iron pills but nothing change. i have inquired more with my physician but she told me their is no higher dose of iron pills i can take aside from ferrous sulfate. ... (8 replies)
... ANYHOO, I'm on iron supplements 3X a day. I did NOT lose weight during my anemia. I was normal but had a hard time losing weight even with diet and exercise. ... (6 replies)
Iron injections
Sep 20, 2007
... wise, no side effects what so ever, except for much more energy than i ever had before. I personally don't know much about iron injections, apart from the literature which came with the iron ampules and my dr printed some information off his pc so i could read up on it. ... (9 replies)
... Has anyone that has done the IV Infusion gained weight afterwards? ... (0 replies)
... I am new to this board. I was diagnosed with Iron Deficiency Anemia 2 weeks ago. My blood test show that my iron was very low at 3 and my blood count at 9.8. I am taking the iron pill supplement now. I have to take 2 pills a day. ... (0 replies)
... I am new to this board. I was diagnosed with Iron Deficiency Anemia 2 weeks ago. My blood test show that my iron was very low at 3 and my blood count at 9.8. I am taking the iron pill supplement now. I have to take 2 pills a day. ... (0 replies)
... my teeth were actually breaking from the constant ice chewing. Give it some time I'm sure you will bounce back. The problem with anemia is it's something that takes forever. ... (14 replies)
... First of all if your ferritin is that low - diet wont' help fast enough - actually otc iron pills will take a long time too - I cannot tolerate them either - horrible constipcation - I've tried 3 different Rx strength iron, with stool softeners, fiber, lots of water, etc. I am in the middle of Iv Iron Infusion and its way easier to tolerate - not sure it's working for me yet... (8 replies)
... ed her to find something equally effective but without the added risks and the high price and the glamorous packaging. She put me on a generic BCP that even has iron pills during the placebo week. So, I am telling this to perhaps explain the rationale for being put on Seasonale. ... (5 replies)
What now?
Mar 5, 2010
... I never knew iron pills could cause that. I definitely won't be trying them again any time soon. I didn't gain the weight until after I stopped taking the iron pills, though. Could it have still caused it after I stopped taking them? ... (12 replies)
... As for my weight gain, I had probably gained ten pounds before my broken leg and my bleeding kept me in bed for the better part of the last year. ... (67 replies)
... s quite scary! I have been struggling with low saturation and ferritin for almost a year now, and my doctor is not worried about it AT ALL. As well, after taking iron for over 6 weeks, my ferritin level did not raise at all and is still close to 0. ... (4 replies)
What now?
Mar 5, 2010
... heya tired. if you read the anemia forums you will see that many of us share your experience in some sort of way. I have read your story many times from different people here in the forums. Let me see if i can recall some of the items with advice. Keep in mind that this is only information. ... (12 replies)
Being anemic
May 2, 2007
... g to get input on. Let me give you a breif rundown. I have an eating disorder and have for the past 6 years. The first two years, it wasn't that bad. I took diet pills constantly and occasionally starved and purged food. Four years ago, it started to get worse. ... (1 replies)
... rough the motions to lift my foot to take the next step and the foot would not completely leave the floor and I would find my self coming down on top of the foot from an odd angle like the foot was dangling. IT was very painful and I fell more than one time when this happened. ... (7 replies)
Good/Strange News
Mar 27, 2008
... that is great to hear about the no weight gain for you. I think I understand what you mean now by not 3, you are talking about splitting the 50mg pills and just generally take 25mg or at the max 3 25mg doses a day. Right? ... (8 replies)


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