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... 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)
... Low ferritin and hashimoto's often occur together due to poor intestinal absorption of nutrients. ... (1 replies)
... were all normal. I also take a b12 supplement and have been for the past 2 years, before all of my symptoms started. I have not had my zinc level tested. ... (19 replies)

... A very good endo told me that low vit. d, ferritin and b12 levels can be associated with hypothyroid and that these low levels may be due to poor intestinal absorption of nutrients. ... (19 replies)
... Recently I went in to see my doctor for acid reflux and fatigue issues. She decided to check my haemoglobin and iron, just as a part of routine test since it was tested last year. My haemoglobin was 12. ... (0 replies)
Low Ferritin Level
Jan 16, 2008
... I would try the ablation again by another doctor, I was told there are 3 types of ablations, mine was balloon. This procedure has great success for a lot of people. I had it done in June and it's one of the best things I've ever done. I would give it another go. ... (7 replies)
... Usually it does take several hrs for IV iron therapy, it depends on how much iron you are getting at one time. If your ferritin is only going into the 20's, It sounds like you have not been getting enough. ... (1 replies)
... t take the 4th day. The next day shortness of breath came back with a vengeance. Since then I have been on various kinds of anxiety tablets, and have tried to wean myself off a couple times. ... (6 replies)
... The clinical definition of anemia is when the hemoglobin reaches a threshold lower than 12 in Women. The Ferritin is a measure of storage iron and 3 is pretty low. Storage iron is the iron that the body draws from when there is no other source of iron available. ... (3 replies)
Low ferritin
May 26, 2013
... Hope you feel better soon, valerie2013! Everyone is different but you should feel some improvement in the next week or so. My ferritin level went back down to 11 due to the prescription zantac I was taking for esophagitis, ugh, so now I have to build mine back up too. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks so much for the reply. ... (4 replies)
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... d with such deficiency anytime soon. If you are able to tolerate it, I would suggest at least trying more iron to see if your stores respond. Feeling well with a low ferritin is a very individual experience. ... (24 replies)
... There is a reason for low iron that has to be determined. Your doctor is ruling out things that may be using up your iron. The common reason for lower iron in females is usually due to heavy periods. ... (15 replies)
... homocysteine tests as tehy will be elevated in the deficiency of B12..And ask him to proof that that level is not causing you harm do some research on B12 and take it with you...... ... (4 replies)
... So glad to have found this forum. To be honest, I've been stalking it for quite a few months as I've been having trouble with low ferritin levels since the beginning of the year. ... (6 replies)
... I was doing my usual web search trying to educate myself on possible reasons my thyroid treatment has thus far not been successful, esp with regard to iron status. ... (12 replies)
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... You are definitely iron deficient at a 16 ferritin. And..... are barely making the charts for a normal range. ... (7 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)


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