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Extreme fatigue after getting my blood drawn. Is it just in my head?

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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: No

Many people have this problem. It can be due to low iron stores-ferritin.
Getting blood drawn decreases ferritin stores and can increase fatigue. Take iron if this is the problem. Others find that taking d ribose-a simple sugar only your body produces can help with this fatigue, this is great if low ferritin is not your problem.

In brief: No

Many people have this problem. It can be due to low iron stores-ferritin.
Getting blood drawn decreases ferritin stores and can increase fatigue. Take iron if this is the problem. Others find that taking d ribose-a simple sugar only your body produces can help with this fatigue, this is great if low ferritin is not your problem.
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