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Posted 8 Aug 2013 by • 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..
Posted 18 hours ago by • 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 ...
Posted 11 days ago by • 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 ...
Posted 9 days ago by • 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
Posted 13 Aug 2017 by • 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. ...
Posted 9 Aug 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 4 Aug 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 7 Aug 2017 by • 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, ...
Posted 2 Jul 2017 by • 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?
Posted 18 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 9 Jun 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 20 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 24 May 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 11 May 2017 by • 1 answer
Posted 15 Feb 2017 by • 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 ...