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Bp often70/95, fasting sugar 107,mild dizziness sometimes by forward bending for 3months,no vertigo,no low iron or blood count,no hypothyroidism,age59?

Bp often70/95, fasting sugar 107,mild dizziness sometimes by forward bending for 3months,no vertigo,no low iron or blood count,no hypothyroidism,age59?

If your: If your blood pressure is 70/95 then there is a problem. Normally the systlic is higher meaning 95/70.. that looks better, however the difference between the number is not much hence that could also signal a problem. See your primary doc to check for cortisol, aldosterone, and thyrone hormones. Then have him refer you to a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Is a blood iron level of 21 low ?

Is a blood iron level of 21 low ?

Yes: Yes. You should get a complete blood count and check what your hemoglobin level is to see if you are anemic and how anemic. You should also get an "iron profile" and ferritin test to complete the testing for anemia. ...Read more

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Tried to donate blood couldn't, low iron?

Tried to donate blood couldn't,  low iron?

Improve diet, re-try: It is not uncommon for some females to be borderline anemic and/or low iron, depending on menstrual issues and diet choices. If you increase your dark, leafy greens and protein intake for a couple of weeks, you will likely be both a little healthier and able to donate. We need your donation for patients! ...Read more

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What does low iron mean in a blood test?

Probably anemia: When hemoglobin and hematocrit are also low, thisis called anemia, and is treated easily by takinf ferrous sulphate 5 gr. Daily for few months. ...Read more

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I am still on iron pills because my blood was so low?

I am still on iron pills because my blood was so low?

Read below: Iron deficiency anemia (low blood count ) is most commonly due to bleeding. The cause of the bleeding must be determined and stopped and the list iron must be replaced so you can make red blood cells. Iron is replaced with pills or injections, but some patients do not absorb the pills well. Ask your doctor what your iron levels are and why your blood remains low while taking iron. ...Read more

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My blood ferritin (iron) level is 59 ug/l is this low?

My blood ferritin (iron) level is 59 ug/l  is this low?

Normal: Your ferritin level is normal. The normal range is 12-150 ng/ml. (1 ng/ml = 1ug/l). ...Read more