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Ferritin levels
Dec 4, 2016
... I have to live with low ferritin levels as part of treatment for PCT. Does anyone know how low ferritin levels affect you and if anything can be done to improve stamina. ... (0 replies)
... when I went for follow up blood test after 2.5months of iron supplementing. nope, it was about 100! just fine, no longer need to take the load of iron. ... (3 replies)
... d since I had a few of my own recently that everybody is different. Our chemistry is so different that no two are alike. I was convinced that my hemoglobin and ferritin levels would take months to rise based on what I read and it simply was not true for me. ... (3 replies)

What to do now?
Mar 3, 2010
... edical records and every time I had a CBC my hemoglobin was flagged as being low. It usually wasn't extremely low, but it was always flagged with an L right next to it. Is this the test they were doing to test for anemia? ... (2 replies)
... neglect or however you want to describe it to the hospital. Most hospitals have patient relations that address these types of issues. It's frustrating...beyond frustrating..... ... (10 replies)
... my ferritin is also a 5 and my symptoms are terrible. I have loys of tummy troubles and have a hard time stomaching any iron pills. ... (4 replies)
... c my ferritin was down to 5. ... (4 replies)
... by iron did you mean they checked ferritin too? ... (3 replies)
... A lot of us have done everything possible, plus more, have researched high and low for ideas and still it takes the most amazing effort to get our ferretin to move up just 5 points in a month. Some have difficult moving up one point per month!! ... (19 replies)
... my thyroid levels were normal! ... (12 replies)
... I think it's hard work getting the hair growing again and to not shed abnormally. I think hair is also one of the last things to improve. I'm happy with my improvement, but i'm not celebrating just incase it starts shedding all over again. ... (20 replies)
... I've never heard of yellow dock. I'll have to check that out. It sure seems like your levels came up quickly!! Well, lots more quickly than mine. ... (74 replies)
... I too have Hashimoto's and my BIG problem is malabsorption of nutrients. I'm on iron supplements and likely will be for life. Once when my ferritin got up to 60 i eased off the iron supplements and began taking them 3 or 4 times per week. My iron ended up dropping. ... (10 replies)
... g better. The ice eating was a sign of that. I eat at least 8 ice cube trays of ice every single day. My freezer can barely keep up and there are times I have to buy bagged ice to assist during the times my ice cube trays aren't ready! ... (6 replies)
... You should stay on iron until not only your Hgb levels are normalized at an optimal level which is 14, but also to include your ferritin storages, be sure they are repleted to at minimal 50 ferritin. Then come back and let us know how you are doing. Take care. ... (1 replies)
... a week. I wake up craving it. I go to sleep eating it. I have fallen asleep with a cup of ice in my hand to awaken with a lap full of ice water! I am not so sure I want the ice to have a funny taste! I like this addiction! But I really want to feel better. ... (24 replies)
Low Ferritin
Mar 20, 2007
... I just had my first one last week and just now have started to feel OK. It really knocks you for a loop! Do you have heavy cycles? ... (49 replies)
... I was starting to feel better and having many more good days than bad having been on ferrous fumurate 210mg 3 times a day for nearly 3 months. ... (5 replies)
... the question is how normal was "normal". ... (1 replies)
... Its interesting that you have had the sore dry eyes too as I didnt really know this could be a symptom of the low iron , mine were awful! Also interesting to read that maybe my period could be considered heavy even if they are only heavy for about 3 days. Flowergirl thanks for all your info too. Nancy. ... (5 replies)

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