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... eople. However, the usual causes in females is through menstrual cycle blood loss, recent childbirth or extended postpartum bleeding. If the problem is from lack of folic acid, then the problem will resolve after about 6 weeks with total counts improving in 4 months. ... (2 replies)
... all I wanted to do was sleep. I took the trash out and was completely winded! Anyway, my red blood count is low and my hemoglobin is 8.1. I am 34 years old and female. ... (2 replies)
... Oh! Goodness no, I was not in any way saying that his HH was caused by iron supplement dosage. It is a blood disorder. But IF you have this disorder you absorb something like 3X the amount of iron than a normal person. ... (3 replies)

... I've been on some low dose supplements which did nothing and even with the higher dose supplements it took a while to rise. ... (3 replies)
... You would need to ask your doctor to know what is safe for you. I personally took 300 mgs of elemental iron for 1 yr and then 150 daily and it has been 3 yrs now. I have just started to take it every other day. ... (1 replies)
Iron injections
Sep 21, 2007
... Sorry to say, but there is no FAST way other then IV and it is not fast either. ... (9 replies)
... just keep taking the iron for a few more months until your ferritin is above 50 or so. apparently it is not possible to raise ferritin from zero to normal levels in a very quick AND safe way. ... (1 replies)
... e doing could be dangerous, I'm sure if you have read around that you too have read this information. What you have read as far as an amount, doesn't make sense to me because the need for replacement is not a universal measurement, although, I'm sure that you did indeed read that. ... (3 replies)
... If you get lucky, perhaps ChristineVA will be lurking, but she has not been on here for a while, just to let you know. ... (6 replies)
... This is my take on it. Let me say up front that I have not personally had either. This is the experience that I have had. ... (3 replies)
... I've been reading so much on this forum in the last two weeks, just starting to jump in and ask and answer recently. I'm noticing a trend in some of the posts. People have low iron, Dr. puts them on iron... levels go back up so they stop taking it. I don't understand. ... (2 replies)
... You appear to suffer from iron deficiency anemia, which can have a specific apparant cause, but certainly can appear without a direct physiological or nutritional cause. ... (4 replies)
... you should be evaluated by your doctor to be safe, as you are doing. I am glad to hear you are seeing a Cardiologist, I am a firm believer in that. The risk factors increase as the amount of Hgb concentration decreases. That is the risk. ... (6 replies)
... I would like to thank you for the below information. What a gem! ... (19 replies)
... I discovered that my ferritin level was only 8 last month and 4 weeks later it is now 32. I thought I'd share what I did to help others, as I was warned it could take months to raise my levels to normal. I am vegetarian and do have quite heavy periods. ... (19 replies)
Need your advice!!
Sep 29, 2007
... The way to tell that you are anemic is when the HGB and HCT are below range on lab results. ... (11 replies)
... I recently went to the doctor with the complaint that my hair is falling out at an abnormal rate. Everytime I shower and am washing my hair, the amount of hair that is left in my hand is frightening. So she sent me for a blood test to test my thyroid and iron. ... (2 replies)




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