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... 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)
... 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 mentally I want to get done. I was also diagnosed as borderline anemia back in 1992 when I was in college and had been diagnosed with Mono at the same time. Iron supplements were out of the question because they upset my stomach and , at the time, I could not swallow anything due to the mono. ... (3 replies)

... You are not going crazy and the low iron is most definitely causing you to feel constant tiredness, no motivation and some people even suffer depression. ... (6 replies)
... Have you considered taking your Armour sublingually? Many of us do, and it is my understanding that this method eliminates the issues of counteractions/interference with other meds as the hormone goes directly into your system, bypassing the stomach where it might mix with other drugs or supplements. (My dad who is a pharmacist confirms this, as does the doc who prescribes my... (14 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)
... Hi, I'm new to the boards, thanks in advance for any replies. I don't actually have anemia but this is the closest to an iron forum I see. ... (0 replies)
... again, this is very individual. It's going to depend on what the cause is of the low ferritin and what type of supplements you are taking and how well they are absorbed. ... (3 replies)
... My dr. just changed the kind of iron I am on, but I am sure I will still be constipated. I was PRIOR to starting any iron. ... (21 replies)
... I've been suffering from tellogen effluvium for about a year now. It's getting so bad that I'm desperate. I had my iron levels checked by my GP this week and he called and said normal. Total iron is 176 and Ferritin 19, and I'm female and 28 yrs. ... (7 replies)
... because I have noticed if my iron is low my b12 is good and if my b12 is low my iron is good! Your iron store is very low, I have been deficient this year, only found out because my hair started to fall out and low iron was the cause. ... (1 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)
... d say normal. I just got told a month or so ago my Ferritin was a 19 and my GI Dr wanted to do a colonoscopy to see if internal bleeding. Currently I am taking iron supplements per my regular Dr and will reck my iron and ferritin 6 wks after taking them. ... (7 replies)
... t want to introduce two new things at once because if I have problems or they help she won't know which one is helping or hurting. She also wants to see how the iron is working for my symptoms because anemia symptoms and hypo symptoms can be very similar. There is plenty of info. ... (5 replies)
... le" orientated are just awful. I just don't understand why people go into the nursing or teaching profession, but are not genuine people persons with warmth and understanding as those two areas need people who have that natural nurturing ability!! ... (78 replies)
... You know, it smells a LOT worse than it tastes -- the Armour has some sort of sugary sweet-tasting coating on it, actually. I have only heard of those as symptoms of too much thyroid med, pushing you up into hyper instead of hypo -- I have never heard of those being symptoms of taking sublingually per se, so I'd check with your doc on those issues. Re feeling good... (14 replies)
... up in an accident previously and now a near miss with a cyclist then i would say a thorough check up is required. For you it's likely a combination of very low iron levels as well as being worn out by the stress a new born baby brings on and also looking after a toddler. ... (8 replies)
... e you are seeing the right type of doc for your condition. Regarding blood transfusion, my doc told me around 7 hgb that might be appropriate. What types of oral iron have you tried that were not successful for you? ... (7 replies)
... So I'm 19 years old, and up until a few days ago I had little to no understanding of what anemia was. ... (1 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)


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