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... is going on there. Mine went up, down and around for a long time. My doctor and Endo kept telling me my T3 and T4 and TSH levels were normal, BUT, when i went to see the Trichologist for my hair loss, he pointed out that my levels were NOT normal. ... (20 replies)
... normal" because how could one person with 29 times the iron level of the other both be normal? ... (4 replies)
Low ferritin
Jun 8, 2013
... That is absolutely not true. I have had a normal hemoglobin for months and am still taking iron...it is possible to have normal hemoglobin and hematocrit in your blood and still have organs, tissues, and cells suffering because they aren't getting the iron they need. ... (22 replies)

... Yes it's possible to have a ferritin that low. With anemia ferritin is one of the first things that will start dropping. Low ferritin causes many many side effects, a lot of the ones you have listed. I had a couple episodes with my vision as well. ... (3 replies)
... but I really don't see it happening in 3 months. There is a test for iron storage and you are correct, it is the ferritin test. This is the number that takes quite a long time to raise. Ferritin is one of the causes for so many ill side effects with being low on iron. ... (6 replies)
... My story is that one year ago my AST was at top of the range but in range. ... (6 replies)
... Okay, I'm going to tell you what I think, not that I went to med school or anything like that either. ... (3 replies)
... No wonder many of you said that it is not easy to raise the iron. It just drop back to square one after stopping the iron supplement for less than a year! Have not check my ferritin but guess it may not increase since the serum iron is still low. ... (1 replies)
Anemia and Low B12
Aug 12, 2012
... I am iron deficient for the second time in the last couple of years. I am on four ferrous sulphate tablets a day for a couple of weeks than I'm to drop to three a day. ... (3 replies)
... Seems no one knows. I am now 54 years old and have been through menopause. So when my low iron showed up on a blood test in March of this year, the Drs. ... (12 replies)
... However, taking a birth control pill does not come without risks. I don't really intend to go into all that and did not mean to raise that particular issue at all. Anybody who does some basic research prior to going on the pill should be well aware of the pros and cons of using it. ... (19 replies)
... Thanks for so much info. It does get ones wheels turning to look into all possibilities I did have all the thyroid tests done and was in range with them I'm feeling pretty confidanrt as I was pretty much smack in the MID range. I thought about the Vitamin thing. I'm suprised they don't run this when they do everything else. I actually had asked my Dr. how everything could... (14 replies)
... When my ferretin was down to 8 and then it took virtually a whole year to get to 14 and my hair was falling out like crazy i decided to visit a Trichologist. ... (14 replies)
Ferritin Drop
Jun 4, 2007
... is very low and as barbwest said, simple over the counter iron supplements are in most cases not enough to get your levels elevated. My ferretin was an 8 and it took me a whole year to get back up to 29. ... (3 replies)
What should I do?
Jan 21, 2013
... I think it's amazing how different Dr's can be on this situation. I started feeling sick 8 months ago and found out I had anemia, my ferritin was a 2 believe my iron was a 18. ... (8 replies)
... Here is the problem...you can have a normal hematocrit and still be anemic. Yes you can, I won't argue this with anyone. It's possible. It is possible to be severely anemic and have a normal hematocrit and hemoglobin. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know how the extended release works other than it is usually released at times apart from one another. Probably a better chance of absorption. So in order to get your ferritin stores up quickly there are a few things you first need to do. ... (3 replies)
Update New Labs
Dec 1, 2008
... This is what I wanted to know because I will ask for it too. ... (27 replies)
... I was having stomach issues with Iron even though I was taking the Easy Iron kind. Then I read about Slow Iron on these boards. I bought some from our local Walmart. It has 45 mg of Iron and doesn't upset my stomach at all. No nausea too. It's worth trying I think and only costs like $4 for 30 tablets. (5 replies)
... I am a 27 year old male and have MS. ... (5 replies)




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