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Does Low Thyroid Affect Ferritin Levels Iron
Would low ferritin but hemoglobin of 9.3 cause higher resting heart rate? Cardiologist said hearts ok. Slightly hypothyroid. Have thyroid antibodies.
Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
Work up for hair loss and dizzy sitting to standing and tired. Labs
iron saturation 5
monocytes low 182
total iron 21
thyroid nodules benign?
Need units/low BP,,,: I can't be sure of your hair loss, but your dizziness on standing seems a like orthostatic hypotension, where you do not have either enough volume of blood or blood pressure. This can be from meds to lower blood pressure, which also might explain your hair loss. You have low iron, and hb/hct values and these can be why you're tired, etc.. See your dr. For more evaluation, and get those lab units. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Within the past year, i've lost >50% of my hair.Thyroid wnl, ferritin 12. Fp & derm without dx. Take 324mg iron bid. So grateful for any advice/ideas!
I am low thyroid with hasimoto.My doctor only check ft4, tsh.I ask here for ft3,iron,selenium but she told me no.Is enough to do nly ft4&tsh?
Thyroid tests yes: your doctor is correct that you need thyroid test to monitor your thyroid function. If there are other medical reasons for the additional testing this would be up to her decision. You can discuss this with your physician or ask her to have you see a consultant to help, you can see an endocrinologist regarding the status of your thyroid ...Read more
21y female, is my severe hairloss due to low ferritin levels of 10.8 ng/ml? Ive no thyroid problems, hormonal imbalances, or hereditary influences.
Can low ferritin cause shortness of breath, hair shedding, and fatigue? My level was 8. And my cbc showed slightly low for whatever shows iron.
Ferritin is protein complex that binds iron and controls iron levels inside all of our cells. Low levels in the serum is a useful marker of iron deficiency. Macrophages are cells that contain large amounts of ferritin, and this that helps them scavenge RBC at sites of old hemorrhage. High serum ferritin levels occurs from macrophage activation and is a ...Read more
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