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The range of iron in body should be between 60-180, I have it as 37, is it that low to cause dizziness?

The range of iron in body should be between 60-180, I have it as 37, is it that low to cause dizziness?

That is low: But the question is how is the low iron impacting your ability to make rbcs. Lightheadedness would be related to the anemia, not the iron level per se. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Can a low iron level cause you to be dizzy?

Can a low iron level cause you to be dizzy?

Low Iron Dizziness: Low iron may be associated with a low red blood cell count -- iron-deficiency anemia. Anemia may present with dizziness. Go see your primary healthcare provider for a history and examination. Drink plenty of fluids in the meantime. ...Read more

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Is a B12 level of 294 low enough to cause symptoms? Iron studies are being done now. Rdw is high, hemo low and MCH low. 10 brain lesions on MRI and hert palps and dizziness.

Is a B12 level of 294 low enough to cause symptoms? Iron studies are being done now. Rdw is high, hemo low and MCH low. 10 brain lesions on MRI and hert palps and dizziness.

Symptoms B12: Level of 294 is borderline low. I would do a confirmation study (mma). If it is elevated -and if your iron is okay- then likely vit B12 deficiency contributes to your anemia. Yes, it can cause some symptoms-like fatigue, numbness, tingling, forgetful etc- but not heart palpitation- unless if your hemoglobin is less than 8-then yes, you could have palpitation and dizziness from it. F/u md. ...Read more

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How do I fix a low iron level, low BP and dizziness?

How do I fix a low iron level, low BP and dizziness?

Depends: The cause of these issues need to examined and the underlying problems treated. Theres no one size fits all solution. If a pt has a low iron level giving them iron may treat the problem but doesn't explain why they have it to begin with. A full history and physical needs to be done with a full set of labs and possible imaging as needed. ...Read more

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In the metal group ...Read more