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I have to take 2 325mg iron pills a day, should I take them both a the same time?

Posted 8 Aug 2013 by marti545 1 answer

I was in the hospital with low hemoglobin and iron... I started at 1 a day and tomorrow I have to start 2. What is the best source of iron? I have no appetite at all..

Is Implanon bad for iron deficient people? How can I stop this ongoing bleeding!?

Posted 12 days ago by Sophiamm35 0 answers

I am currently on the Implanon and have been since August 2017. I had my period normally twice but only 10 days apart for about 10 days but light and then again, and since then it’s been 4 weeks and it’s been light bleeding but I’m over it. I am also iron deficient so I’m ...

What does it mean if someone has?

Posted 4 Oct 2017 by autumnflames2569 0 answers

What dose it mean if someone has alcoholic steatohepatitis, bridging fibrosis in liver, and iron deposits in liver? A friend of mine just got a liver biopsy back and this is what the doctor told her she had. He wouldn't tell her how bad it actually was and just referred her to a different ...

Can pre-hypertension blood pressure levels and/or anxiety levels be lowered by donating blood?

Posted 19 Sep 2017 by G Mc 1 answer

My doctor told me that I have too much iron in my blood. So I was advised to go and donate blood, and that this would help to lower the amount of iron in my blood. I did, and my blood pressure readings have improved since then. Has this happened to anyone else? My blood pressure levels seem to be ...

Naturethroid and iron?

Posted 9 Sep 2017 by sadi72 0 answers

Hello I'm new here and was diagnosed with Graves Disease years ago. I had my thyroid totally removed as a result. I have been taking Synthroid and levothyroxine for over 10 years now, and my symptoms of anxiety, cold extremities, brain fog, memory, and fatigue have become debilitating. I have ...

Lately my hemoglobin, d diner and iron have been slightly elevated. I feel naseous and at tines?

Posted 11 Sep 2017 by brenda bushey 0 answers

... dizzy with extreme fatigue. At times I get a pain on my upper abdomen slightly on my left side. Im starting menapause according to my blood work. I got a CAT scan with dye to rule out a blood clot. Also have lots of body pain including in armpits. Any suggestions, im at my wits end

Getting period on the pill?

Posted 13 Aug 2017 by helenspacey 1 answer

As advised by my doctor (due to extremely low iron levels) I skip my sugar pills aka getting my period every time. Around about every 5 months I will get breakthrough bleeding. Approx. 5 weeks ago this breakthrough bleeding occurred. Around about when it was about to end I had sexual intercourse. ...

Stopping Depo Provera-risks/side effects?-What can I expect?

Posted 9 Aug 2017 by carmar10 1 answer

I have been battling iron deficiency anemia since 2013(I am currently 49) and need iron infusions every 3-6 months. In quest to find an answer it was also determined I had possible adenomyosis and small fibroids. OB/GYN put me on Depo shot to stop bleeding to see if that contributed to my anemia ...

Will milk of magnesium turn my stool black?

Posted 4 Aug 2017 by Nice1004 0 answers

I was constipated and used this to go. I noticed my stool is black. I didn't have to strain or anything. It has me scared and my Dr is in the process of getting me a colonoscopy. I take iron pills and probiotics. I have had constipation problems since taking metformin. I also have acid reflux ...

H pyrlori Eradicated, stomach acids are not getting normal? malabsorption of iron and B12?

Posted 7 Aug 2017 by syed-texas 0 answers

Hello everyone... I am diagnosed with H pylori bug 2.5 month ago... done with my triple therapy meds.. Although I have successfully eradicated bugs but my stomach acid levels are not getting better. I have to eat 17-18 HCL betaine capsules(500 mg each) for proper digestion of meal. apart from this, ...

When to take second iron pill?

Posted 2 Jul 2017 by bunyip22 1 answer

I take Feramax 150 for anemia, once a day, first thing in the morning on an empty stomach, with orange juice, to maximize absorption. My doctor has now recommended doubling the dose. Should I take both pills together, or the second at night when my stomach would not be empty?

Can I take dietary supplement of iron instead of the drug my doctor prescribed for iron deficiency?

Posted 9 Jun 2017 by Jamie0012 1 answer

The drug my doctor prescribed contains "iron iii hydroxide poly-maltose complex and folic acid -"100 mg elementary iron" but I heard it might cause constipation which I have been suffering. I was wondering if I can use dietary supplement instead. I know a brand that have iron ...

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