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... I hear you on the grazing thing. Correlating eating vs. taking iron on an empty stomach is a pain. Before my last blood test I wouldn't always take iron on an empty stomach, but now I am trying really hard to have an empty stomach and not eat anything for an hour after I take the it. ... (13 replies)
... C increases iron absorption. ... (9 replies)
... Well after my specialist appointment yesterday i have been left a bit deflated as my iron hasn't risen since my last blood test in march of this year. ... (6 replies)

... The reason they tell you to take iron on an empty stomach is because it is best absorbed that way. ... (13 replies)
Iron injections
Sep 21, 2007
... It doesn't sound like you compromise your iron intake at all. Before I got sick I didn't take vitamins. I didn't even eat breakfast, never. Back then I had 2 cuppa's for my breakfast. ... (9 replies)
Iron Deficiency
Nov 29, 2012
... First of all your ferritin is pretty low. That number itself takes months to go up especially if you are taking oral iron. ... (1 replies)
... Also, my doctor just said to take an iron pill. Go to the store and get one. Really? ... (6 replies)
... Hi, everyone is different and absorbs iron in different ways but I will tell you how it worked for me. I was also anemic from heavy menstrual periods, I also developed uterine hyperplasia. ... (4 replies)
... When taking iron supplements you should try taking them on an empty stomach. ... (15 replies)
... is a very hard one and takes months of iron therapy to even go up. Your stools being black are a good sign the iron is working but that does not necessarily mean they aren't working so keep taking them. Are you taking iron under the advice of a Dr. ... (6 replies)
... What is the strongest OTC iron out there? ... (13 replies)
Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 13, 2008
... Whenever there is any blood loss, to some degree it does cause more iron loss. So if there is a problem, to stop any blood loss will only help matters. ... (24 replies)
... She did not say anything about better absorption. I have never had a problem taking iron before, so there was no history to suggest that. ... (3 replies)
... and shakiness. yuck! I agree, bring on the red meat! ... (8 replies)
... I was looking for information on iron supplements when I came across this thread. I couldn't figure out why I was taking more and more and it was working less and less. Now I know why. I've been taking it with food when I should've been taking it on an empty stomach. ... (13 replies)
... Taking iron on an empty stomach helps absorb the iron better, BUT it's better on your stomach if you take it with something. ... (5 replies)
... opractor and he's doing more for me than my family doctor ever will. He told me to take the three pills at different times and not all at once. He also suggested taking it with meals because I had been taking them on an empty stomach with OJ but really suffering from dry mouth, thumping heart and headaches still. ... (4 replies)
... They work best on an empty stomach but until you can tolerate take with meals and try splitting up the dosage. ... (10 replies)
... When you say you're iron deficient but not anemic, I'm assuming your ferriten is low but your hemoglobin is normal? ... (1 replies)
... When taking supplements some will cause malabsorption of the others. A couple of things to note. Calcium inhibits iron absorption so you need to space them about 3 hrs apart, very important. ... (4 replies)

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