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... It sounds like from your post that you have gained weight since taking the iron. That sounds like fluid gain rather than true fat gain. On the other hand it may just be that your blood volume is going up due to improved blood cell creation. ... (6 replies)
... but I do wonder at its cause. I didn't eat more than usual, didn't change my habits, the only thing that's different compared to a few weeks ago is that I'm now taking iron pills. I remember reading people with anemia tend to lose weight rather than gain weight. It seems I'm the opposite. Can iron pills cause weight gain? ... (6 replies)
... ANYHOO, I'm on iron supplements 3X a day. I did NOT lose weight during my anemia. I was normal but had a hard time losing weight even with diet and exercise. ... (6 replies)

... i know i definitely shouldn't have, but i stopped taking the iron supplements because it makes me horribly constipated and after taking them for a month i gained a 13 lbs!!! ... (8 replies)
... I have gained a lot of weight over the last several months. I found out 3 wks. ago that I am anemic. I've had an EGD and will have a colonoscopy tomorrow. So far they have found esophogitis and gastritis. Can this be the cause of the anemia. ... (4 replies)
... I'm 16, and really anemic(I'm 30/80 of something), and the doctor didn't prescribe me anything but i'm taking iron pills that have a slow action release that gives me 278% of iron. Usually when i take them steadly, i stay around 94 lbs (a bit higher than normal) and whenever i forget them for a couple days or more my weight will tend to drop to 88 lbs (lowest i've had) . I'm... (6 replies)
... I know its a touchy subject and this board is dominated by women. We are so into our looks that it does matter. I have ballooned after taking iron. I work in an office and not very active. I don't each much but a good breakfast lunch and dinner. I try not to eat after 6 or 7 pm at night. ... (8 replies)
... I am 27 yr old highly anemic woman and my doctor recommended taking iron supplements 3 times a day. I am little bit concerned about the weight gain if i am taking the supplements. ... (12 replies)
... i have been gaining weight too since i was diagnose with iron deficiency anemia. i am currently taking ferrous sulfate, spa tone iron liquid, and other iron pills but nothing change. i have inquired more with my physician but she told me their is no higher dose of iron pills i can take aside from ferrous sulfate. ... (8 replies)
... I personally lost weight when I was anemic, but many people do gain weight and it seems to be a lot of fluid mostly in the feet and ankles due to the blood cells trying to hang on to what iron that it is getting. Or it could be some signal for other reasons. ... (4 replies)
... I just had Estrogen levels checked and they were good. They forgot to do Progesterone levels this time but I do get them checked from time to time. ... (12 replies)
... deficiency anemia and am noticing that when it kicks in, I gain weight which seems the opposite of what I'd expect. Perhaps it is the prescription iron I am taking? ... (4 replies)
... you should take the iron with 8 ounces of water on an empty stomach either 1 hour before eating or 2 hours after eating. ... (2 replies)
... with losing weight, often weight can be difficult to remove if hormones are out of balance and weight gain can also be linked to Vit D deficiency as well as iodine deficiency. ... (78 replies)
... What type of iron are you taking and how much? ... (6 replies)
... Things can change over the years and they ought to be monitoring you. ... (12 replies)
... ing really fatigued. Severely. Life altering fatigue. I had been trying to figure out whats going on, as no docs seem able to help. I asked for a ferritin test, and it came back low. Im taking iron now, but feel no different. I am starting to think I have some hidden cancer or something. ... (7 replies)
... have you tried taking fiber pills to counteract the constipation the iron causes? ... (8 replies)
... I'm taking Ferrous Sulfate, 525 mg. I'm certainly not constipated, quite the contrary. And I don't notice any difference in the mirror, no swollen feet or hands. ... (6 replies)
... Ever since I was a baby, my hemoglobin has been slightly low. My mom was told to increase my iron rich foods. However, out of all 8 of her children, I was the only one with this issue. ... (6 replies)


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