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... 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)
... My serum iron remained abnormally high for the next 14 years until I received phlebotomy treatment for hemochromatosis in 2007. But my ferritin was rarely tested during those 14 years. ... (21 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)

... My ferritin has come up from a 4 to a 6!!! YEAH!!! My hemoglobin is a 12.8 now! YEAH, again!!!! The RDW is still high at 16.6. The Glucose Serum is slightly high at 101. What was a shocker was the cholesterol results. ... (23 replies)
... Rainbow, Thanks so much for the reply. As far as my MCH and MCV, My MCH was 30.2 with a ref range of 28.6-32.8 and my MCV was 88.4 with a range of 81.-99. My Vitamin D is always very low when my endocrinologist tests it. I take prescription vitamin D twice a week. I go to the endo for hypothyroidism. Since you said my B12 is low, but still in range, why doesn't the Dr.... (4 replies)
... And my Ferritin tested one month ago was also low Ferritin 34. ... (12 replies)
... I'm married to iron pills... If I stop them, my ferritin goes down again, then my Hgb follows slowly. ... (7 replies)
... A low ferritin means that you are using up your stores, I'm sure this is due to your heavy periods as you indicated. At least you know the cause which is a good thing. ... (2 replies)
... of the reasons they tell you not to begin iron supplements until they find a cause. ... (6 replies)
... A ferritin of 770 is REALLY high and that doesn't sound good. ... (27 replies)
... If you were having periods as you described, you can most likely bet that your ferritin is on the low end. I would ask for this test now. ... (6 replies)
... ry reason I have not figured out yet. I may ask for a t3 supplement to augment my treatment when I do next to the dr. For the moment, I am working on getting the ferritin up and cutting back on the lexapro. I read that SSRIs can decrease T3. ... (12 replies)
... ontrol until my tubal ligation at 23. What I meant to say in my post was that there are some women now who cannot take it for one reason or another. One of those reasons is having a high blood pressure. I have high blood pressure and could not take this pill today if I wanted to. ... (19 replies)
... osorption of nutrients by strengthening the lining of the digestive tract as i have malabsorption issues as well as the thyroid and low iodine issues. For these reasons i'm now wondering whether i could be low in Vit A. ... (21 replies)
... I'm sorry that your son is ill and you are having such hard times. It is unusual for a male to be anemic. There are so many reasons that it could be. I think that you have to leave it up to the specialists. The wonderful thing that you have on your side is that you are in Gainesville. ... (1 replies)
... because I would think that it shouldn't stay high as it has, but maybe it is a response to iron. It's hard to say unless you are a Hematologist. ... (4 replies)
... You are very mildly anemic. It is your ferritin that needs to be repleted as high as you can get within range of course. It is the ferritin that keeps the Hgb and HCt at normal levels until it is all used up. This is when the anemia sets in the final stage of the ferritin stores. ... (4 replies)
... It's a shame your doctor told you to stop the iron supplements once your ferritin got to 40. I wouldn't think that high enough. You mightn't be anemic, but it's healthy for a number of reasons to have a higher ferritin. ... (10 replies)
... You don't have to worry about the ferritin being high for a very long time. ... (6 replies)
... All three of my sons have spots on the face..One has them on the forehead and the other son and myself have them on the cheek. Mine pretty well are all over my body. (7 replies)

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