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Low Iron Diet
I have been doing phlebotomy for hemochromatosis. i got my ferritin down to 50 then it went back up to 300! why?! do not drink low iron diet
Iron accumulates: In Hemochromatosis, your body absorbs too much iron. Even if your diet is low iron, as it should be, you can still over time accumulate iron in your tissues again since the underlying problem with iron metabolism is ever present. Ferritin is also a marker of inflammation, and often rises during infection etc. If you have had any such issues lately, it could be a result of that as well. ...Read more
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Dad, 70, post brain surgery, also bleeding in stomach. Fast drop Hb level. Not low on Iron/B12. Suggest diet and avoid? Is protein drink okay?
I have low iron in my level what food that I have to eat at the same time I am making diet and i want food that not causing fat
Healthy diet: Sources of iron - egg yolk, molasses, raisin bran, raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, lentils, split green peas, enriched cereals, enriched macaroni, spinach, greens, broccoli, lima beans, avocado. Cook in a cast iron pan. The following foods can help your body absorb iron better: orange, cantaloupe, strawberries, grapefruit, broccoli, brussels sprouts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean when you first have low iron and low hemoglobin, then with diet, the iron goes up but the hemoglobin count remains unchanged?
I have low iron. Dr. Advised to change my diet and precribed iron supp. How can I be sure it is not related to a medical illness, would labs indicate?
My toddlers iron level at 9.1 and low hemoglobin consistently even although he eats a diet rich in iron and vit c. What can cause this?
Had an fbc last week and my iron came back at 6.2. It's not normally low and haven't changed my diet recently. The doc said i need supplements. Should i be worried? Haemoglobin 12.8.
My iron was low due to meds, i also believe it caused hair loss, but off them now and eating well. How long for hair/body to recover with diet?
Recover: Too difficult to say when your hair will recover but it will happen. Please be patient! ...Read more
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