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ferritin

  1. D

    Normal Ferritin, High Transferrin Saturation: Managing Iron Overload

    Hi all, I've been doing a lot of research because my iron levels are out of whack and I have the allele for H63D which predisposes me to some iron overload risks. My ferritin has stayed consistently low. In the past it was like 55. My health declined and ferritin actually went lower, to the...
  2. Sefton10

    Help interpreting mother’s blood work

    For context, she has just turned 70 and has had severe rheumatoid arthritis for 30 years. Recently she has been feeling like she has less and less energy, constantly tired and dizzy spells. Finally she is open to exploring the impact of metabolism/bioenergetics so I got her Kate Deering’s book...
  3. haidut

    Iron supplementation may not cure anemia, unless nutrition is also improved

    As many of my readers know, Peat is against supplementing with isolated iron. Aside from the well-known toxicity risks (e.g. liver damage) multiple studies have shown that in a good portion of the people treated with oral iron supplements, anemia either does not resolve or rapidly returns upon...
  4. goodandevil

    Alcohol Increases Ferritin

    Ray said ubiquinone is better than ubiquinonol. The alcohol function is presumably what interacts with iron. "CONCLUSIONS: Alcohol intake at low level increases ferritin and, by inference, body iron stores. This may be either beneficial or harmful, depending on circumstances. The response of...
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