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These are the doctors comments ( from Blue Horizon ) The combination of normal TSH and low free T4 levels, with a normal T3 level, would be u...
B12 or Iron? advice needed please
They write to haemotology who said my B12 levels are in the normal range, that i was low once ( but didn't say what it was ) in 2000....
FERRITIN 32 ( 15 - 150 ) Haematology want this over 50, current GP ignoring haematology's recommendation for this. Given iron infusion in 201...
Iron deficiency causes
One of the common symptoms of CLL is anaemia, so we need to ensure that there are no other contributing causes of our anaemia....
Low ferritin and high transferrin saturation
I haven’t been diagnosed with a thyroid condition but, with the help of this lovely group, I discovered my thyroid is sluggish ( TSH hovers b...
Radio 4 Inside Science - about iron supplementation
Just heard inside science talking about iron supplementation which was very interesting. Thought I would post the transcript as so many of us...
Advice please on supplements
She is 29 years old and has thyroid peroxidase antibodies of 377 (<34 IU/mL ). Her ferritin was boosted to 197 ( 15 - 150 ug/L ) and her MCV ...
Balance of b12, folate and iron??
Starting week 4 every other day b12 injections with weekends off. He did say I am ok to take 400 of folate daily along with 28 mg of iron ( f...
Not feeling well taking 800iu vitamin d since 2013 and 210mg ferrous fumarate once a day for iron deficiency and 5mg folic acid for folate de...
The link between Iron and RLS
There are several chemicals that are thought to be associated with the development and symptoms of RLS. Drugs which work on the dopamine syst...
Vitamin and mineral results
B12 injection done for B12 deficiency symptoms in May 2017 - negative for intrinsic factor antibodies Folic acid started in August 2016 for f...
Iron The presence of low iron in key areas of the brain has been implicated in the pathophysiology of RLS. A recent study13 enrolled patients...
Help with supplements please
Diagnosed hypothyroid 2012 and taking 75mcg levothyroxine, feeling unwell with tiredness, hard stool, pins and needles, joint pain, shortened...
Taking 1x ferrous fumarate for iron deficiency. 5mg folic acid for folate deficiency....
Help with supplements
Hi here are results for other things. GP ordered B12 injections due to B12 deficiency and ferrous fumarate for iron deficiency anaemia....
Ferritin up and b12 up - translation of blood tests, please?
B12 level has gone up and as I do not take any b12 supplements ( my last 3-monthly injection was 31/5 ) how can my levels go up when it is no...
Hi I have been taking 800iu vitamin D since 2013 for vit D deficiency and ferrous fumarate since 2014 for iron deficiency caused by heavy per...
Levels dropping after T3 removed in August 2017 - Hashimotos advice please
Thanks in advance Results of vitamins and minerals when on 75mcg levothyroxine and 12.5mcg T3 ( November 2016 - iron infusion given May 2016 ...
Why iron is such an important part of your diet
Anaemia can often develop with CLL, both during Watch and Wait ( haemoglobin falling under 10/100 is one of the triggers for starting treatme...
Lab Results, Iron Deficiency Dose
Vitamin D <20 ( 75-150 ) Ferritin <10 ( 15-247 ) RDW 15.8 ( 11.5-14.5 ) B12 199 ( 153-655 ) TSH 3.82 ( 0.32-5.04 ) She is deficient in Vitami...
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