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... The Ferritin level is just a measure of stored iron. It is what is left over after you have utilized what you need for daily functions. If it is at the low norm then you probably are not anemic. However, a low thyroid level will cause the symptoms you describe. ... (4 replies)
... L concentration is equal to approx. 10 mg of stored iron. So a level of 30 would equal 300 mg of stored iron. ... (4 replies)
... that helps store iron in the body. ... (3 replies)

... I recently had some blood work done, since feeling pressure near the area of my liver and burning pain through my shoulder and neck and horribly restless legs at night. The Doctor finally recommended the blood work. ... (24 replies)
... so is ferritin your stored iron? ... (13 replies)
... Your body keeps its "usable" iron in the bloodstream and then stores whatever is not needed in the bone marrow and organs. ... (4 replies)
... Ferritin is an iron storage protein that the body synthesizes because free iron is actually toxic to our bodies. To prevent iron toxicity the body regulates the level of ferritin synthesis to accommodate different levels of iron. ... (13 replies)
... It sounds like you are stable. This means that you are not losing any demonstrable amounts of blood. Women who are still having periods or have given birth in the recent past will get anemic. ... (1 replies)
... Hemoglobin, iron sat etc. ... (15 replies)
... Yes, 5 is low. That is what I was at before I started iron supplements. Fortunately, I did not get as anemic as you are but I may have gotten to that point and my hemoglobin was on a downward trend. ... (15 replies)
... Both doctors are saying what is correct. The ferritin level is ok. It is stored iron. That means you have an adequate supply and you really don't want to mess with that. When the stores get high that is another disease you do not want. ... (1 replies)
... For the past 11 years i have ben sufering from worsoning symptoms of anemia. It started as tiredness and over the years has gotten steadily worse. Now my symptoms are.... ... (2 replies)
... The ferritin level is not really an issue if you are not bleeding out. If you are bleeding out, you need to be sure why. Transfusions of iron replacement in any form is dangerous. If you are bleeding from menstrual situation, that can be stopped with hormones. ... (2 replies)
... Its clear that you have a possible reaction to gluten due to your intolerance to pasta and beer, both of which have gluten. You may want to request a test for celiacs. Even if you don't have celiac. ... (1 replies)
... I would do yourself a favor and take some iron and lay off the blood donations as recommended. Iron deficiency anemia is the the final stage of iron depletion. For your hemoglobin to be hitting 11.8 means that your iron stores must be getting very close to empty. ... (6 replies)
... The ferritin level is stored iron and that is not a large jump. As for the dizziness, that can still be caused by low blood pressure which is caused by low blood volume in general. So, check with your doctor regarding the dizziness. ... (2 replies)
... Ferritin level is stored iron. IT does not effect the physical symptoms one way or the other. It is simply what the body draws from if iron is not available by diet. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, your level of anemia and iron deficiency can cause tachycardia and severe fatigue. It normally does not cause high BP though. ... (14 replies)
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Jan 27, 2005
... Generally the ferritin level reflects the amount of stored iron that you have to draw from. Sort of like a bank account with saved money. Analgesics tend to lower the body's ability to save or store iron. ... (10 replies)
... Why would you have a higher hemoglobin and lower ferritin and vice versa? Wouldn't one always be the higher/lower than the other? (15 replies)


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