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Bethyko

762d

I have low iron. hemoglobin is fine iron is low. two months now. taking iron gummies my iron went down. do you guys know how this could be when I have been taking iron regularly?

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    • Michele

      616d

      I was also low on iron. I have had 4 iron infusions and now my iron is at a good level. I get my bloodwork done once a month to have it checked

    • Michele

      616d

      I was also low on iron. I have had 4 iron infusions and now my iron is at a good level. I get my bloodwork done once a month to have it checked

    • Spontaneousorder

      642d

      Are you taking other supplements? Or drinking green team, turmeric, or coffee? I heard that those can cause your body to not absorb iron.

    • disnerdgirl

      747d

      I am at the point were I have to take iron supplements three times a day now. I'm also doing 4 rounds of iron infusions. I take b12 as well. My body cant absorb the iron. Why I take iron supplements 3 times a day and have iron infusions. It's no fun.

    • Arabelle

      761d

      wow! I have a fantastic gastro I will have to ask about it. Thank you so much for sharing. I am often nauseous for no reason and have a bunch of other issues of course.

      • sparklebudgie

        760d

        @Arabelle its worth a look! i took oral iron and b12 for years with no improvement in my numbers and this was why, such a huge difference when i was able to get b12 shots and iron infusions.

    • sparklebudgie

      762d

      this happened to me and we found out eventually that i have a stomach condition that limits my absorption of iron in my gut. now i go for iron infusions every 2 years instead... maybe something similar?

      • Rausha

        750d

        @sparklebudgie how the iron infusions work for you? I've heard they could be quite dangerous... I need one badly buy I'm chickening out so far

        • sparklebudgie

          750d

          @Rausha they have all been fine and totally uneventful. i go in once a week for 5 weeks. it takes about 15 min for the infusion then i stay for 30 min after to be monitored for any reaction. never had any issues at all

      • Arabelle

        761d

        @sparklebudgie how he they figure that out?

        • sparklebudgie

          761d

          @Arabelle 30 years of unexplained nausea and finally found a gastro willing to do an endoscopy, they found my stomach destroyed and did a bunch of biopsies and tested for certain antibodies against my stomach cells.

    • Arabelle

      762d

      But my hemoglobin did go down too.

    • Arabelle

      762d

      Dono, happened to me too. I start iron infusions next week.

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