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... I'm not as convinced, as I don't think excess free iron is good. ... (6 replies)
... Tigra, I have been doing some research and it seems that we might be what is called iron avid, which naturally occurs when patients have HH. It seems that the body tries to compensate for low levels of iron in the diet. ... (6 replies)
... I was diagnosed with hemochromatosis about 15 years ago, have undergone regular phlebotomies ever since. In the past six months or so, my iron saturation levels have been high (80%) even though my ferritin continues to drop (now at 31). My doctor wants to continue bi-weekly phlebotomies since my other counts are normal (not anemic). I have a hard time phlebotomizing (tiny... (6 replies)

... Tigra, I have the same situation. Was diagnosed about 10 years ago. Been fine with regular phlebotomy. But I just tested and even though my Ferritin is low at 29, my serum shot up to 80%. Did you find out any info? I have yet to speak with my doc about this. JWK (6 replies)
... Thanks for your comments. My ferritin is now down to 18, saturation 57%, so my dr is giving me a break from phlebotomies for 6 weeks. Thank goodness - they really wipe me out! Jan (6 replies)
... sat and continues to have phlebs. I don't think that there is any other safe ay to get the same results. The lowest his ferritin got was 29 and he went to every 3 months at that point. ... (6 replies)
... and high saturation levels. Do you know anything about this? ... (6 replies)
... all he cares about is ferritin, and my ferritin is low. ... (16 replies)
... all he cares about is ferritin, and my ferritin is low. ... (16 replies)
... I don't get rid of ferritin by phlebotomy. ... (16 replies)
... Is my high iron a problem? ... (16 replies)
... Is my high iron a problem? ... (16 replies)
... usually a heavy monthly cycle over many years. Many of us also have a common thyroid disorder or AI Hashimoto's thyroiditis which seems to go hand in hand with a low ferritin. ... (3 replies)
... Juice, you might know about this already, but have you read about being iron avid? ... (16 replies)
... dL. My ferritin is actually pretty low at 22 though. ... (1 replies)
... Can anyone tell me what these results might indicate. Ferritin was low at 20. Hemoglobin was high at 15.6. ... (1 replies)
... AND I still have high iron and high tsat. Sheesh. ... (16 replies)
... to supplement my iron with food right now. ... (3 replies)
... ches, chills, enlarged sore lymph nodes, etc. Sometimes they develop into full blown flu, sometimes I sleep it off and wake up okay. Have been supplementing with iron since July, Ferritin coming up quickly. Otherwise healthy late 20s female, active, eat very healthy. ... (0 replies)
What's ferritin
Jan 28, 2009
... It is a protein that iron binds to and synthesizes iron so that it is not toxic to the body. Ferritin is found in the bone marrow and organs of the body. Ferritin is very telling of the amount of iron you have in the body not just what is in circulation as in serum iron. ... (1 replies)


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