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... I know this topic is kicked around here quite a bit. I am however a bit unclear on what the consensus was on optimal ferritin level. Was it 70 that people have heard is the best level to aim for? ... (2 replies)
... Is there an optimal ferritin level? ... (9 replies)
... I have a ferritin level of 38 and low range rbc, hemoglobin and hematocrit. So far my dr. has advised ferrous sulfate one time a day. I am taking slow fe. ... (9 replies)

... I agree with you about the ferritin level being confusing. My dr. is concerned with mine at 38 and so I am supplementing.I also have low rbc, hgb and hct. The dr. ... (9 replies)
... of September I started to get very odd additional symptoms that I thought were neurological so I went to the neurologist again. He did some other tests including Ferritin which came back as 24. He said that is likely the cause of some of my symptoms. ... (5 replies)
... My gp was of no help, he didn't even notice that my ferritin levels were so low. I visited a dermatologist and she was hopeless too and said it was only stress and that my hair looked healthy and it would grow back. ... (9 replies)
... Moommin......A lot of doctors simply don't understand the connection between hair shedding and ferritin levels. If my gp had had enough knowledge i could have been advised to take iron supplements 6 years ago and wouldn't be in as drastic a situation as i am now. ... (9 replies)
... I'm seeing a trichologist as i've had constant hair shedding and only found out this year that it was due to my low ferritin. He said that ferritin levels should be 125 - 150 to be on the safe side. He also said that you need to stay above minimum of 70 for a period of 3 - 6mths if you have a hair loss issue connected to the low ferritin, before you will see obvious... (9 replies)
... My treating doctor also says 70+ ug/L and that is his goal for me and if possible 125-150 ug/L. The reason for these figures is based on studies done by Dr Hugh Rushton (based in Harley St, London) who has confirmed that ferretin is required to be 70+ and maintained at that level, or higher, for at least 3 months to effect a significant decrease in telogen shedding rate and... (2 replies)
Mma and ferritin
Nov 10, 2008
... What is the reference range for your MMA? I just had mine tested and my reference range was 73-376. A high result (depending on YOUR reference range) would indicate a Vitamin B12 deficiency. I have been taking B12 sub~lingual and my MMA came back at 166. Also what is the reference range for your ferritin? My reference range was 10-291. Your result was similar to... (5 replies)
... Do you know why your ferritin is low? ... (9 replies)
... It's good to keep it above 100. My Hematologist has just ordered an infusion, even though ferritin is at 125. All my other numbers are low and TIBC continues to rise. ... (9 replies)
... That's amazing. What type of dr. is your specialist who told you 80mg a day and that people should be supplementing until ferritin of 70? ... (9 replies)
... I'm 46 and 6 years ago I finally found out that my ferritin level was 11, so no wonder that I felt all the time tired, exhausted, having hair loss, heart palpitations, carpal tunnel syndrome, anxiety and weak muscles. ... (2 replies)
... I HIGHLY recommend those dealing with low ferritin to read the book, "Stop the Thyroid Madness" by Janie Bowthorpe. ... (9 replies)
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... A ferritin of 14 is very low at the bottom of the range. ... (17 replies)
... Did you have the heart palpitations that make you have to catch your breath? Do you know how to get rid of those while iron is built up? I can live with every other symptom but that one is scary! (14 replies)
... A ferritin level below 40 will cause all of these problems...including...hair loss. ... (14 replies)
... If your hematologist thinks a ferritin level that low is acceptable find another hematologist, because this one is an idiot. Seriously. ... (7 replies)




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