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... When i first found out i was very low in iron i simply bought over the counter iron tablets, which ended up giving me constipation. ... (3 replies)
... yes, zinc, copper and calcium all intefere with iron absorbtion. My dr has me taking my zinc at bedtime. ... (13 replies)
... Hi Sparkles, well i'm not a doctor, but from what i have found out is that ferritin is the important one, but in general doctors and people alike tend to refer to the levels in a general way by simply saying "iron levels". ... (21 replies)

... First, thanks again to those of you who responded! I believe what you're saying about the Nexium but for some reason can NOT get my gastro doc to buy into it. ... (74 replies)
... As with anything, we're all individuals and will react to certain things differently. For me personally, i first began taking over the counter iron pills which naturally constipated me and seem to constipate most people. I then bought another over the counter iron supplement in liquid form. ... (8 replies)
... If it helps any, i first began correcting my iron levels with over the counter iron pills which began constipating me. I then went to a liquid iron supplement which didn't give me any bad side effects, however it was very slow working. ... (4 replies)
... Don't you just love the way a lot of doctors find it easiest to pigeon hole everything into the "your depressed" slot. ... (8 replies)
... Firstly, your iron levels on your blood test are simply and indication of how much iron was there at the time of the blood test. Your iron goes up and down all day long, depending on the foods you eat, drink, your menstrual cycle etc. ... (7 replies)
... it depends on what Iron supplements you are using. most over the counter brands have a iron of 300mg which is 35mg of elemental iron. Your iron is really low, so you should take 3 tablets a day. ... (3 replies)
Iron supplements
Nov 19, 2005
... I too have hypothyroidism and VERY low iron level 3.0. The doc put me on chromagen since the over the counter iron supplements were tearing my stomach up. The chromagen is much easier. ... (10 replies)
... full iron study, iodine. ... (23 replies)
... The complex amino acide tablets contain lysine and i think the other ingredient is glutamine. ... (29 replies)
... Exercise is always healthy, but excessive exercise can deplete your iron stores. Ask you doctor next time you see him. Your doctor may prescribe an over the counter iron supplement or prescription. If prescribes an iron it may be for a short while until your levels get back to normal then titrate you down to an OTC. ... (2 replies)
... A ferretin of 17 might show you as being withing the "range", but it's not something you should dismiss and you should actually try to boost it higher. ... (7 replies)
... deficiency anemia. My dr. told me to take iron supplements twice a day, but doesn't recommend any specific type or brand. ... (1 replies)
... The standard "over the counter" recommendation is the highest dose of ferrous sulphate that you can find at your drug store and take it 2-3 times per day. This stuff can be VERY harsh on your intestinal tract so you really need to work up to it. Take one tablet for a week, then take two tablets, and work your way up to 3 if you can tolerate it. You need to go easy with this... (3 replies)
... Well again I'm so sorry you didn't get the help you need.....you also could take an over the counter iron supplement besides the B12.My sister got some really excellent help at her local whole foods store where the person in the vitamin section was very knowledgeable about vitamins. ... (9 replies)
Iron supplements
May 10, 2007
... If you want to increase your ferritin level, you likely need to take an iron supplement. ... (16 replies)
... Ok, if your doctor couldnt tell you the dose of iron to take, i would QUICKLY FIND another doctor. Why? ... (5 replies)
New lab work
Jan 21, 2009
... wow, you truly have gone through some trials!! Now that i understand that your malabsorption relates to the removal of your stomach i'm not even sure what suggestions to make. ... (7 replies)




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