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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..

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

Posted 18 hours ago 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 11 days ago 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 9 days ago 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 ...

Recovery Time after Blood Transfusion?

Posted 24 May 2017 by Zylo 0 answers

So almost 3 months ago I needed emergency surgery and received about 4 units of blood and a week's stay in the hospital. After about 8 weeks my numbers were all basically normal with my iron still being a little low. Most days I feel alright, but still sometimes tired and lately I've ...

Sklice - Styling after treatment?

Posted 15 Feb 2017 by stkoby 0 answers

After rinsing can I apply styling gel, blow dry my hair and use curling iron as usual? And, can I wash and condition my hair the next day? My normal process is to wash, condition, dry and style daily or every other day. By the way... I am 68 years old and got lice from my grand daughters when ...

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