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... 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)

... I have been looking for information about optimal ferritin with a cited reference. Otherwise, I'm told that is is 11, as stated by the lab values. ... (15 replies)
... I HIGHLY recommend those dealing with low ferritin to read the book, "Stop the Thyroid Madness" by Janie Bowthorpe. ... (9 replies)
... All these went away once I got my levels up to 78. ... (9 replies)
... junk food, I cook everything at home and my diet is based on quality whole foods. It seems strange to me that my blood test results would be less than optimal and so I am trying to understand what could be causing this. ... (3 replies)
... Just thought to add... We need doctors who don't go by "normal ranges" but by optimal levels. ... (34 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)
... Additionally, my TSH levels came back as 2.31.. Doctors also deemed this normal but extensive research indicates that 2 or below is optimal. ... (1 replies)
Ferritin questions
Nov 11, 2009
... Hey, need some help here. I'm not anemic but I do have problems with my ferritin levels. Let me explain. I have a thyroid problem but cannot tolerate thyroid meds. ... (2 replies)
... When your total body iron is high ferritin is usually high, when total iron body is low, ferritin tends to be low as well. ... (1 replies)
... Heatherx5 has given you good advice to get more labs and in particular Ferritin levels. ... (3 replies)
... Your body will always try to its best to keep your hematocrit and hemoglobin levels at good levels, it isn't until your stores are completely gone that your body just won't be able to keep them up. ... (7 replies)
... Nice to hear from you. I don't know if you have picked up on my other posts but my ferritin which was tested a couple of weeks ago after taking supplements for 5 months was only up to 22! ... (34 replies)
... se who never got a satisfactory answer to the hair loss problem. I am being treated for hypothyroid and since I was still extremely fatigued, decided to raise my ferritin levels. ... (21 replies)
... lly heavy periods for the past year and have had anemia before when I was a teen. They ran my blood and showed normal Thyroid, B12, white count,red count, but my Ferritin level was at 20 and I have a low vitamin D level at 17. Could this be the reasoning for my issues? ... (3 replies)
... Because you are female, you should know your ferritin count, especially in your case it is two fold, 1 being HH and 2nd being blood donation. Donating blood lowers the ferritin. Does your sister have phlebotomies? ... (1 replies)
... I was on 2 iron daily for a year and my Hgb finally reached optimal levels. This is when they cut the iron to 1 and I still needed 2, I know that now but it has been since January that I have been taking 1. ... (11 replies)
... I ran into the same kind of problem in that I suffer from Fibromyalgia, which has similar symptoms (apart from the not being able to breathe well thing) so I didn't think there was anything additionally wrong with me. Being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia sucks, but teh worst part is that if you have anything else that they can't figure out they think it's... (15 replies)


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