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Low Blood Level
Need more info: If you have heavy periods you are at risk for low blood iron and hemoglobin and should take iron supplement. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Mom had angioplasy but lost blood and she has a low blood level.What to do? What injections?What pills, or food?
What causes low blood level of dhea. I'm 25 female. Adrenal tumor maybe? I have high estrogen and chronic fatigue, body pain etc...
See endocrinologist: Dhea isn't a hormone we typically measure at random because it isn't as reliable as the longer 1/2 life of dheas. Likewise, we usually don't measure total estrogen as it isn't helpful. Dhea is most reliable when compared before and after IV acth during stim testing around other hormones. Adrenal insufficiency can't be identified with a random dhea. ...Read more
I feel my muscles are very weak my knee joint are very weak they start hurting easily is this due to vit d deficiency as I have low blood levels of d?
JoInt Aches: Yes, but is probably not all of the story. I would ask about your diet and your weight. I would want to know if you are in good cardiovascular shape and can easily accomplish all you need to do in one day. Are you exercising? Do you get chest pain or easily winded? If you have diabetes are you eating properly (low sugars and high protein meals?). ...Read more
Low calcium: A low calcium level may cause many problems and if your doctor has ordered the test and found a low calcium she/he should have taken care of the low calcium What other conditions do you have? Let me know and I should be able to help you. Your doctor must have done tests more than just calcium. ...Read more