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... I am 42 years old and I have had three children...they are all in their teens now but I first became anemic 19 years ago when my son was born due to loss of blood.. ... (2 replies)
Iron injections
Sep 20, 2007
... Are you allowed to drink tea which has little or no caffeine in it or is it's not the caffeine which is the issue with you? ... (9 replies)
... but he did check my vitamin D, i can't remember if he said it was low. all i know is the first visit he told me to take an extra iron a day so i did, 45 mg of the OTC slow fe. then he had blood tests on my iron levels and now has prescribed me 325 mg 3x a day! i am s nervous about constipation. ... (4 replies)

Iron Supplements
Aug 9, 2006
... I've been anemic for the past year and Em is right,take the iron on an empty stomach if you can and have some OJ with it for the Vitamin C. This helps promote absorption of the iron. Also,don't take it with milk or any type of caffeine like coffee or tea. ... (9 replies)
... Yes you can eat your leafy greens and meat together, I do. ... (6 replies)
... I thought that it was something different. Is Caffeine bad for iron absorption as well? ... (13 replies)
... anyway I have to see my doc on monday but i wanted to start iron pills this weekend, i have been feeling so weak and fatigued.. ... (1 replies)
... It is not caffeine that interferes with the iron absorption but the tannins that are in the tea. ... (1 replies)
Caffeine
Mar 1, 2006
... I'm also very anemic and take iron 3 times a day. The reason they tell you to avoid any caffeine is because it interferes with the absorption of the iron in your body. ... (6 replies)
... I think if I remember correctly...I have read that caffeine interferes with iron absorption. So if the tea contains caffeine this would be a problem. I HATE that I read that because I LOVE coffee and I have given it up to help with the iron absorption. ... (9 replies)
... n the 30 range if I recall the comments correctly. It can take a while to reach those levels when the body is depleted, as it doesn't have the luxury of storing iron to increase ferritin reserves when the iron is going to the RBC production the body needs for daily maintenance. ... (6 replies)
... Your hemoglobin may be normal but your ferritin level is VERY low. Ferritin level shows how much iron is stored in your body. ... (4 replies)
... as unable to get a more detailed explanation on what my blood tests revealed. I have done some research online and have a rough idea on how things work regarding iron deficiency but was wondering if some more knowledgeable board members could tell me whether or not my blood test results below are a cause for alarm. ... (4 replies)
... @ theartyone - I would like to thank you for the below information. What a gem! :wave: (19 replies)
... I have always been borderline anemic, and have not been treated before as my HGB had not dropped much below 11. ... (0 replies)
... I discovered that my ferritin level was only 8 last month and 4 weeks later it is now 32. I thought I'd share what I did to help others, as I was warned it could take months to raise my levels to normal. ... (19 replies)
... If they do not find a specific cause then i would more than likely think it could be due to your diet as a vegetarian. Also being a female and having monthly cycles wouldn't help either, especially if your cycles are on the heavier side. ... (4 replies)
... I see my Doc at the end of May for a follow up on several things going on with me, but anemia is one. He prescribed me iron to take 3x a day, it was a big dose. And I finished yesterday. I guess I should call and ask the office if he wants me to continue taking OTC iron? ... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the boards. I am very sorry you are going through this. When you are severely anemic and taking iron daily it's a good idea to have your numbers checked monthly for a little while, just to see where you are and if things are improving. ... (2 replies)
... I originally went to see my doctor about low energy, irritability, some weight gain and sleepness bordering on exhaustion and depression. ... (4 replies)




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