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... 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)
... Mine is low and my thyroid doctor said that the healthier your adrenal function the better your T3. Have you had your adrenals checked to see what your cortisol levels are from early morning till late at night? ... (10 replies)
... I have been anemic, low ferritin, low D, low thyroid this past 8months.. numbers have gotten better on supplements but I never had my B12 checked and my cortisol levels and had that checked last week. The Dr. ... (89 replies)

... If you want to have your adrenals checked you will need a cortisol blood test if it is elevated they will do further testing mine was due to severe stress though..... ... (89 replies)
... i'm in the same boat as you. Suffered with extremely low iron and took 2 years to raise it and that was when i found out that i had Hashi's. ... (80 replies)
Ferritin going up
Jan 11, 2009
... ill tired, i found out later that i had adrenal fatigue and my adrenals were not making sufficient of the hormone Cortisol. Some people's adrenals make too much Cortisol and this is bad too. ... (26 replies)
... Yes, I am aware that thyroid sufferers very commonly have depleted iron stores. Because I am now at a good place with my thyroid labs, I have to get them done every six months just to keep an eye on them. Then if all is well next month, I will start doing them every year. I am happy with this, because its taken almost 18 months post op from my thyroidectomy to get here!! ... (8 replies)
... I have Hashimoto's myself. A lot of thyroid sufferers have issues with low ferretin and difficult to raise ferretin, just like they tend to have a low Vit D and a tendancy to be either gluten intolerant or Celiac. Gluten intolerances can cause you to not be able to absorb iron readily too. ... (8 replies)
... It's a shame your doctor told you to stop the iron supplements once your ferritin got to 40. I wouldn't think that high enough. You mightn't be anemic, but it's healthy for a number of reasons to have a higher ferritin. ... (10 replies)
... gree with FLFLOWERGIRL, taking such a high dose of iron 'could' be dangerous, but then i'm not a doctor, but do know most of the iron supplements for people with low iron contain about 300 or so mg of iron. ... (2 replies)

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