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... What are the risks of taking iron for life? ... (2 replies)
... I've been on higher doses of iron supplements for 3 and a half years now and i've not had any side effects. ... (2 replies)
... I've been going to Dr. to Dr. regarding the severe anemia that I have. A couple months ago my total iron was down to 19 and now it jumped up to 32. But that's still very much out of the normal range. It should be between 45 and 160. Has anyone had an iron infusion? ... (3 replies)

... Why not, after the infusion, start taking an iron tablet every day to keep your iron levels nice n high, rather than letting them run down, then getting another infusion. ... (2 replies)
... been told I was "mildly anemic" since I was a teen and I got the tests that others have mentioned here only last year. I am 46. I am only on my second week of taking iron for the first time in my life. ... (8 replies)
... depressants, did my labs. The next day he called me and said quit taking them come get iron you are anemic. He stopped treating the anxiety and depression and gave me iron. I was taking Integra 325 mgs x2 a day. ... (5 replies)
... borderline, just going into 3 from 2, meaning fully depleted iron stores and many of my red blood cells were anemic. ... (9 replies)
... sorry if my post is a bit long! I was diagnosed with iron deficiency about two weeks ago. ... (9 replies)
Low ferritin
Jun 8, 2013
... That is absolutely not true. I have had a normal hemoglobin for months and am still taking iron... ... (22 replies)
... As far as supplements I was recommended Ferrochel or Ferrofood. Just keep in mind That oral iron is very hard on the stomach. Start out slow, then increase as you are able. ... (3 replies)
... pes of issues. It's frustrating...beyond frustrating.....To share a long story and hope that it adds to the list on here and perhaps motivates others to advocate for themselves. Sorry this is so long and it's okay to not read the whole thing but in a way it's like I needed a place to let it all out. ... (10 replies)
... went back to the doctors, had some blood tests done and a urine test came back all clear, had some pills for the dizziness which seemed to make it worse if anything.. ... (1 replies)
... Hi. I was looking for some information about people's personal stories about Iron deficiency anemia on medical forums, but surprisingly that's hard to come by, even on the internet. ... (12 replies)
... From what I have researched, iron deficiency is low ferritin. Ferritin is the iron you have stored in your body. When you don't have enough serum iron, it then starts using the ferritin or the iron stores. ... (5 replies)
... mg of iron is definitely not enough to get your levels back up. This is considered a "maintenance" dose for someone who has gotten their levels back into normal range and is trying to maintain. ... (11 replies)
What should I do?
Jan 21, 2013
... I think it's amazing how different Dr's can be on this situation. I started feeling sick 8 months ago and found out I had anemia, my ferritin was a 2 believe my iron was a 18. ... (8 replies)
... I too took 300mgs of Poly Iron for 1 year and then went down to 1 daily for the rest of my life as long as I am on PPI's that are inhibiting iron intake. The reason I had to take it double the first year was due to my menstrual cycle being heavy. My numbers didn't come up until I had an ablation. ... (2 replies)
... It helped to read from Christine, on another thread, that if someone is having heavy periods, taking tons of iron may not solve the problem. ... (10 replies)
... Sorry I did not reply earlier, but yesterday I was at the hospital getting barium Xrays of my intestines looking for anything to account for my counts NOT going up after the infusion. I am not bleeding anywhere and there are no obstructions or growths. About the infusion.... ... (63 replies)
... About four and a half years ago I had my blood drawn. Got a call from my doctor, who said I was severely anemic and I needed to start taking iron pills. I thought great, finally I'll feel better! ... (2 replies)


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