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Low ferritin
Feb 25, 2012
... y 2011 I went to give blood as I did every 4 months. However, the drop of blood from my finer didn't fall in time, so they took a sample and said the haemoglobin level was 10.1 and too low to donate, also I should see my doctor about it. ... (4 replies)
... Not wanting a repeat of that 4 years later with my third, I was supplementing from the get go. My hemoglobin level dropped even further that time to 8.5. I ended up taking 3 SlowFE a day and my daughter was born three weeks early... ... (16 replies)
... Thanks Audrey. Yes... I will start a new thread. Good idea. As for the daughter... Yes. She's had tons of blood tests, cat scans, ultrasounds, upper GI, etc. and so on. We're still waiting on the results of the celiac test. Besides that, everything's come back normal. I don't know that they've done any thyroid tests though. That's something I'm going to look into. So thank... (13 replies)

... As for your daughters anemia, has any doctor ever done thorough range of testing to see why your daughters ferritin keeps dropping? ... (13 replies)
... digestive disorders, gluten intolerance, thyroid condition, unhealthy diet or fully vegetarian diet. I had issues with my iron, vitamin d, iodine, my zinc was a little low but not extreme. ... (9 replies)
... digestive disorders, gluten intolerance, thyroid condition, unhealthy diet or fully vegetarian diet. I had issues with my iron, vitamin d, iodine, my zinc was a little low but not extreme. ... (9 replies)
... with a ferritin of 4 you ought to be on an iron supplement regardless of what your doctor thinks. ... (13 replies)
... There are a lot of things which can lead to your ferretin dropping, anything from an illness to vegetarian diet where no substitute is found for protein. My doctor simply thought i did not eat red meat and told me to go buy some iron supplements and that was that. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, I'm feeling a little dropped... I guess I should make an appointment to discuss my lab results and get some more guidance and give her one more chance. I'm usually pretty uncomplicated. I've been taking a health store supplement with 9 mg and trying to increase the iron in my diet. Eating lots of greens and pumpkin seeds since I'm a vegetarian. :) (6 replies)
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Low Hb
Aug 25, 2008
... With a vegetarian diet, you are at a disadvantage for the iron. ... (1 replies)
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... Your dietary habits are outrageously good.Did the dr. say why you have low ferritin levels? ... (16 replies)
... Why would my Hb go up when my ferritin is so low? ... (5 replies)
Low Hb
Aug 24, 2008
... My question is do I actually need to go and see my GP for advice like the blood donation people suggested or is just making sure I improve my diet going to be good enough? ... (1 replies)
... all have regarding these labs. They are quite confusing considering they don't quite add up to...anything, actually. Some normal, some low, but those that are low should actually be high..etc. ... (1 replies)
... Yes maybe alot is due to low ferritin , b12 and possibly vit d. I think other's will say your docs view on the ferritin is bizarre! Ferritin is to me like the gas tank level, anemia is like out of gas. Why not get the ferritin up instead of waiting for anemia. ... (57 replies)
Thrilled!
Oct 5, 2007
... that you take in to make the usable t3.So for those of us on synthroid meds it is so impt. to get the ferritin up there so the synthroid can do its work. ... (16 replies)
Iron supplements
Oct 27, 2009
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Iron supplements
Oct 26, 2009
... I gather you are anemic or very low in iron as you are posting on here? ... (3 replies)




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