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... I don't think it should be necessary to continue to have to take the ferrous sulfate. If you stop will you go back to a low number? ... (12 replies)
... Hi, I am another low ferritin of 5 with an excellent blood count and everything else they tested for, B12 etc. were all in good ranges. ... (12 replies)
... years ago, I went on a stint of donating blood every 2 months, until I stopped once their "fingerprik blood test" implied that my hemoglobin was too low to allow me to donate. I also started feeling pretty weak and fatigued. ... (0 replies)

... Regarding if you would feel bad with a ferritin of 7 and not being anemic. The scientific proof is out on this and most doctors in the U.S. ... (3 replies)
... of course make sure the dosage is not too low either, as long as you can tolerate it. ... (10 replies)
... yes, you can have a very low ferritin and no anemia. I would bet you, though, that this situation won't last long. The longer your ferritin stays at 5, your CBC will continue to head downward as you body attempts to use what little iron you have left. ... (7 replies)
... ish. I disagree with your Dr. and believe ferritin can be the cause of your symptoms only because I am in the same boat and have experienced it first hand. I have a pretty good Dr. ... (14 replies)
... For the past five years, I have felt like absolute crap. When it first began, I was given a blood test and was told my iron and hemaglobin were fine but my Ferritin was at a 6. I was prescribed iron pills but had to stop taking them because they made me so sick. ... (10 replies)
Ferritin is 5
Aug 19, 2014
... Last year my ferritin was 7. In April of this year, my ferritin had dropped to 5, so I made a commitment to comply with iron supplementation. ... (4 replies)
Low Ferritin
Dec 9, 2010
... it took her 6 months of treatment to even start to feel better. ... (4 replies)
... I am male and hypothyroid from 26 yrs age. At 33 I came to know I have low ferritin of 59. ... (0 replies)
... My 3 yr labs showed a Ferritin of 5. Iron had dropped from 140 to 70 over 1 yr and CBC was all normal. ... (3 replies)
... After ruling out any heart condition they finally figured out it was caused by the low levels of ferritin. I was also VERY tired. ... (13 replies)
... I hope you are also taking vitamin D...and not just 400 IU but a therapeutic higher dose. as for floradix, I think it has too little iron in it but again if you are not in a hurry, then it'll work over some time. it is individual but just fyi, with a ferritin of 6 (and borderline low HGB) I had the following symptoms from your list: muscle aches (only with/after... (10 replies)
... I've had cat scans, MRI's, multiple blood workups, thyroid checks, everything. The only thing that has ever showed up on anything is low ferritin. That's why I think that is the only thing that can be left. ... (10 replies)
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... There haven't been any studies done on people in regard to this. There was one small study done with female athletes and low ferritin and there was a difference in their performance and oxygen levels. However, these women were really putting out effort and they were being measured by machines. ... (8 replies)
... Doctors think you don't get symptoms until you are moderately anemic. I had a ferritin of 5 and a HGB of 11.7 and my doctor said it wasn't an "excuse" for my fatigue. That is so not true. ... (6 replies)
... I doubt it. All of your numbers seem to be really good. Even your ferritin is within "norms." I have a ferritin of 5 and am doing "ok", so I think it is probably something else. Have you had your hormones checked? ... (10 replies)
Low ferritin?
Jan 23, 2009
... you probably should be taking iron supplements. I had a ferritin of 5 and I was sent to a hematologist by my GP and she put me on iron. ... (4 replies)




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