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Me too--I'm back
Oct 21, 2008
... I hope and pray that there are never any changes! ... (8 replies)
... is not normal. A good doctor would want you heading closer to 70 and above. I got as high as 61 and my doctor wants me at 100. ... (13 replies)

... I can't speak for others, but the lowest my ferretin got to was 8 and at my last blood test it was 35, but getting it to 35 involved experimenting with varying types of iron supplements and varying dosages. ... (3 replies)
Low Ferritin
Mar 19, 2007
... n the bone marrow according to the literature they gave me. If they haven't tested your thyroid, they should just to rule it out. For me they just kept pushing iron supplements that didn't help and just made me sick to my stomach until I switched doctors and got a fresh set of eyes on the situation. ... (49 replies)
... I'm not familiar with Poly Iron but have read of others on this board using it. It's ok to start on a slightly lower dose and then build it up,just so your tummy gradually gets used to it. ... (10 replies)
... I was feeling sick for years but now they at least know what was wrong. I had such dry skin, mouth and eyes that they thought it was sjogren's syndrome at first. ... (13 replies)
... I do not have health insurance and got this blood test at Labcorp. I am so tired all the time and have no energy. ... (3 replies)
... On 14 April my ferretin had fallen back down to 57 due to me not taking my iron daily. ... (21 replies)
... i really can't suggest much apart from trialing various forms of iron supplements on the market. Sometimes it takes time for your body to adjust to the iron supplement and it's also sometimes worth starting off on a lower dose and working your way to a higher dose so that your body adjusts. ... (11 replies)
Funny head
Nov 21, 2007
... Many people here have that too. I am one of these people. It causes heavy periods in some people which can lead to anemia. You need to follow through and have it retested, a lot of docs don't want to treat until your numbers go way up. Many doc's think that borderline is worth treating. ... (7 replies)
... i think you 'misread' my post. My ferretin actually DROPPED from 78 to 50 in 6 weeks. That's why i posted about "stress and ferretin". People's testimonies i think speak louder than doctors words. ... (6 replies)
... I am on iron, vitamin D and iodine supplements to keep my levels from falling. I have pushed my ferretin up to 61, but it took 2 years and that was on very high powdered iron supplement specially formulated by my doctor's chemist for people who have difficulty raising their ferretin. ... (36 replies)
... with very low iron stores or being actually anemic, you can't afford not to take iron supplements as low iron can affect your health even more so. You need to slot your iron into a part of the day when you aren't taking your calcium and zinc. ... (21 replies)
... It's hard to say how long it will take for your iron levels to become normal. Some people on this board have been taking iron for years, and only see their iron rise by 0.1 points. My sister gets regular iron infusions, and her iron rises but always drops down again. ... (4 replies)
... My hemoglobin was 3.4 and my hair fell out for two and a half months. ... (1 replies)
Oct 1, 2009
... What you need to do is keep at it with the iron supplements. It's taken me over 3 years to get from 8 to 89 with quite a lot of set backs along the way. ... (44 replies)
... You mention only having taken the iron supplement for a few days, you will need to find one which doesn't give you an upset stomach. You can't correct low iron using regular vitamins as the amount of iron is way too low. ... (4 replies)
... I think the malabsorption associated with celiac has probably affected iron absorption for a long time and has now improved considerably. ... (21 replies)
New lab work
Jan 21, 2009
... ou a heap of vitamin D, which is necessary for so many areas of health. You also need it to help absorb calcium. another thing i found out helps absorb calcium and increases blood levels of ferretin is the essential amino acid called Lysine. ... (7 replies)

Associated Tags: ferritin, hypothyroid, iron deficiency, iron deficiency anemia

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