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Iron Supplements
Mar 9, 2007
... I have a question about iron supplements. I was researching low ferritin on the internet, and found some confusing information. ... (3 replies)
... I have been eating iron rich foods, both plant types and red meat and other meats..was eating them before I found out I was anemic. I cut way back on coffee... ... (4 replies)

... You want your Hgb to get to 14 to be optimal. And of course to fill your iron stores, but you want to do that without iron overloading. ... (6 replies)
... I too have never had to stop taking iron supplements prior to getting my ferretin retested. I have taken my supplements even the morning of my test. ... (9 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)
Iron deficiency
Apr 22, 2006
... and considered low low. I am taking a multi and an iron supplement. My hair is falling out which alerted me to get checked out. My full blood count was normal. ... (5 replies)
... Yes and yes. I'm pretty sure that being low on iron makes periods heavier, although this isn't the only influence, and actually right now they're not too bad. I was on the pill in my early 20s and was horrifically hormonal and emotionally unstable so decided not to take it ever again. ... (3 replies)
?? on low ferritn
Dec 10, 2007
... There is no definite time frame when it comes to taking iron supplements. Some ladies on this board were fortunate that they responded very well to what they were taking in only a month. ... (4 replies)
... Firstly, your iron levels on your blood test are simply and indication of how much iron was there at the time of the blood test. Your iron goes up and down all day long, depending on the foods you eat, drink, your menstrual cycle etc. ... (7 replies)
... that i'd be wasting my money and i would be better off finding the source of my hair shedding. Well the gp who advised me on the rogaine knew all along that my iron levels where out and that my immune system wasnt very good, but he just kept telling me very year that my blood test was fine. ... (29 replies)
... I too have been reading all over this forum since I got my lab results about 10 days ago. I am waiting for answers to your questions about as anxiously as you are! ... (10 replies)
... for a month in October and got really sick, couldn't do anything, lost 10 pounds, no appetite, no color, I really LOOKED sick, I spent whatever energy I had just taking care of my son, but travelling was SUCH a nightmare and just longed to return home to get to the Dr., I was really worried. In November my Dr. ... (6 replies)
Ferritin level
Mar 12, 2009
... You feel well because you have enough iron in circulation and you are not anemic at all with a 15 Hgb. Your ferritin is what is low and that can take up to a year to replete. ... (3 replies)
... For those asking about ferritin levels and iron. The ferritin level measures how good your body is at extracting iron from food or supplements you are taking. If you are a vegetarian who eats no eggs, cheese or other dairy products, your source of iron is a plant source such as beets, etc. ... (21 replies)
... I can't tell you how long it takes because I, myself, have not experienced IV iron therapy. I do know that many people get different amounts which makes a difference if it is over a month or so of therapy verses all in one or two times. ... (1 replies)
... yes, zinc, copper and calcium all intefere with iron absorbtion. My dr has me taking my zinc at bedtime. ... (13 replies)
Me too--I'm back
Nov 7, 2008
... Grad C which is a slow release supplement with 325mg ferrous sulphate which is equivalent to 105mg elemental iron and 500mg Vit C. I don't get any stomach upsets from this and no constipation, but a girl at my work was on this for a short time and suffered constipation. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I'm hoping someone can shed some light on my weird iron levels. ... (2 replies)
... When taking supplements on a long term basis or in high doses you are at a greater risk for what is known as acquired iron overload. ... (6 replies)


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