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Too Much Iron In Blood
How dangerous is too high ferritine, when iron and transferrine saturation is normal, in blood test?
Possibly: Hemochromatosis can be an infiltrative disease and that's important in fertility because if the pituitary gland is infiltrated with iron it can alter the signals to the gonads (testes and ovaries). Because of this, there can be a decrease in production of either sperm or eggs and that obviously isn't good when you're talking about fertility. ...Read more
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About 0.3: Range between .3 and .31.Get a more detailed answer ›
Iron overload: Genetic hemochromatosis causes excess absorption of iron which builds up in internal organs like the heart, liver, and pancreas causing organ dysfunction and failure. A similar thing can happen when patients get a lot of blood transfusions (because there is iron inside the red blood cells). High iron levels can also be seen with alcohol abuse and hepatitis. Please get checked out to see what's up. ...Read more
Doubtful: You should see your doctor for evaluation and management. ...Read more
High iron and iron saturation. Ferritin normal.can this be caused by eating too much iron rich foods? Will decreasing iron rich foods help?
See Doctor: It is unusual for a woman who is still in the age group having menstural periods to have a high iron and iron saturation, and also unusual for the ferritin to be completely normal range if the iron is very high. You might have an unusual disease called Hemochromatosis, which is an iron storage disease. Stop any iron or multivit+ mineral supplements and see doc. Might need phlebotomy (take blood ...Read more
Increasing blood volume with florinef (fludrocortisone) will it dilute blood and cause less red blood cells as more liquid so less oxygen to organ per beat?
Difficult: This is a difficult question to answer because many don't know that items such as ketchup and salad dressing have sugar in it, thus saying limiting sugar to 2 teaspoons a day doesn't help unless measuring out for coffee, etc. Fruit has sugar in it, but we recommend fruit and vegetables in pregnancy. Eating healthy foods is best choice, and get screened for diabetes by obstetrician. Exercise, too! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fat: Saturated or unsaturated fat is not the issue some thought it was relative to heart disease. Here's a link http://www.webmd.com/cholesterol-management/features/truth-about-saturated-fats The type of fat to avoid is called "Transfat." This is human made and the body does not recognize it. It's in lots of things, especially junk food. Consider coconut oil or olive oil for good fat and satiety. ...Read more
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