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... 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)
... One of my SIL has heavy periods and is on iron tablets for life. Her level hovers between 10 and 11. As long as you can cope with the side effects of both you will be fine. ... (7 replies)
... The test I know about is the Serum Iron and Ferritin. ... (1 replies)

... I insisted he check my thyroid, iron, B12, D and estrogen to rule out anything. Got a call from the Doc's office on Tues and was told my red cell count and iron is VERY low. ... (1 replies)
Low Iron Levels
Jan 27, 2010
... for years. GP states he's not concerned as hemoglobin levels show OK but my understanding is these iron levels are low and once stores are totally depleted anemia will follow and hemoglobin will fall below acceptable levels. ... (0 replies)
... I got my blood labs back from the doc today, but it wasn't without a hitch. I just found out today that, the iron level as well as te TIBC should have been done after fasting for 12 hours. My dr. didn't mention this, and the tests were done on me, with no fasting at all. ... (3 replies)
Ferritin levels
May 2, 2010
... Ferritin is the iron storage in the body. ... (1 replies)
... ard signs of my body breaking down because of the lack of blood. They gave me 3 units of blood which put me up to a 9.0 and said I was still very low and needed iron infusions by IV for awhile. Right now I am still very tired and having lots of trouble breathing etc. even at a 10. ... (11 replies)
Ferritin levels
Apr 15, 2010
... from having ulcerative coloitis for longer than 15 yrs i had become anemic and as a result of that I had to have iron infusions..after about 2 to 3 yrs of doing this my levels returned to normal until just about i month confused.. ... (1 replies)
... If you don't mind me asking, when they tested your iron levels last, what was your result for ferretin? ... (29 replies)
... concern for your boyfriend. First of all, I'm no doctor, but it's my understanding that men should not take vitamins that have iron in them. It is my understanding that men do not need iron supplements. Therefore, how could a man be anemic? ... (3 replies)
... I've been back to my doctor and I have more of an understanding of where my levels are sitting. ... (3 replies)
... I also take the 27mg Chelated Iron in a chewable form by Carlson, but it may not be enough iron right away for some people, and it's my understanding that it's not a good iron to escalate the dose beyond the recommended amount because it is so well absorbed. I could be wrong about that. ... (10 replies)
... s and the tiredness of low iron. I used to think that tired was just tired, but now that my iron is going up i am amazed how different the tiredness is while being low in iron compared to the regular tiredness of a hard days work. ... (7 replies)
Re; iron infusions
Aug 13, 2005
... search IV iron, Infusion, some folks confuse it with transfusion, you'll find several threads. It's my understanding that Venofer has caused fewer reactions than Infed. It is much quicker to administer. ... (13 replies)
... I then started adding a Flinstone's Vitamin to some iron water I was drinking. In June 2007, I was up to a 12 with ferritin and my anemia numbers were steady. ... (3 replies)
... I'm learning about iron overload, not that I have it but my husband is at a ferritin of 3,000 and blood letting every other week. I am the opposite with a very low ferritin. Crazy! ... (11 replies)
... I was coming on to basically ask the same thing. My wife went through iron infusions and at the first check through out GP, her ferritin was 253. Two weeks later when the hemo check her blood, her ferritin was 222. ... (1 replies)
... as "normal" and I know that labs differ sometimes by quite a bit. It's my understanding that labs test a bunch of people, throw out a few top and a few bottom ones to get their ranges. It's not based on what it "should" be. ... (4 replies)
... Your level is at six your gonna need seething a bit stronger than an OTC. ... (22 replies)

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