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... Liz1965, in my opinion you are taking a very effective form of iron. ... (8 replies)
... You don't need to worry about iron overload as your system is not absorbing the iron at a big rate. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks, Audrey, Actually I have had my Estrogen tested two times, one was in the appropriate time, the other was not. All my sex hormones are at a low level in the range:( I asked my doctor, but she said it is just OK and ask me to wait until the hypo is corrected.:mad: The first time I have 3 of them tested, tested on the 3rd day OF(within) the cycle. E2 22.3 (11-165)... (10 replies)

Ferritin questions
Aug 29, 2010
... I know it has been awhile since this was posted but very helpful. My ferritin level is less than one (My md said it was undetectable) but my cbc was normal. I feel terrible. I see an endocrinologist tomorrow and a hemotologist Friday. My tsh was normal but didn't do any free testing. A random blood sample cortisol level was low. Hoping I find out some answers soon. ... (2 replies)
Ferritin questions
Nov 12, 2009
... Ferritin is an iron storage protein that the body synthesizes, FREE iron can be toxic to our organs. ... (2 replies)
... My main symptoms were irregular menstrual cycles which and there would be off and on spotting all the time and heavy cycles mixed in with the spotting and i didn't know half the time whether my period was finished or starting!! ... (21 replies)
... pain through my shoulder and neck and horribly restless legs at night. The Doctor finally recommended the blood work. I believe they tested for ferritin levels, iron binding capacity and haemoglobin. The Doc calmly told me that my iron level was a "bit" low...4. Cough. ... (24 replies)
... I have a ferritin of 10... It takes a long time. About a year. I have all the same symptoms and the ddoctor isn't convinced it is my ferritin. I believe it is!! (12 replies)
... palpitations but I have gotten them for years so I didn't connect them to iron. I have been supplementing and got my levels in the 20s and feel worse! I do have heavy periods, so I am thinking maybe I am taking a step forward and two steps back with supplements. ... (12 replies)
... Your low ferritin could very well be from your heavy periods. ... (4 replies)
... It is very hard to put a timeframe on recovery of iron deficiency. It depends on so many factors for each person. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you very much, Florida Flower Girl:angel: (3 replies)
... Hey guys! My ferritin is a 7, and I'm having lots of symptoms. My hgb and hct are normal. I've decided to start taking an iron supplement. ... (2 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)
Ferrous sulphate
Jan 30, 2008
... is not a lot but you want every chance to absorb all that you can. Remember you are only absorbing a small amount of that supplement anyway even when absorption is at best. I would do this separate. ... (10 replies)
... a finally got bad enough that my Internist became concerned, we ran a few tests. The upper endoscopy and lower colonoscopy came back normal for anything that may cause bleeding. ... (8 replies)
... do you have heavy periods? ... (5 replies)
... rander5, in all likelihood, your new hematologist will start you on an oral iron supplement that is of a higher level amount than the one you are taking. The thing is. ... (11 replies)
... I have a recurring history of ovarian cysts that cause heavy and irregular periods, to the point of making me very anemic. ... (13 replies)

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