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by steve7
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Rate of Ferritin Decline
Replies: 63
Views: 8220

Re: Rate of Ferritin Decline

Folks, I'm very very interested in this discussion about ferritin levels. I'm confused though about the talk of iron "infusions" vs simply taking iron oral supplements. Why are folks having to do these infusions? For background, 2 1/2 years ago I had symptoms of RLS, had severe insomnia fo...
by steve7
Thu May 25, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Possible cure?
Replies: 7
Views: 2449

Re: Possible cure?

Last test result 1 month ago was 42. "Normal" I guess is 30-400, seems like quite a range. I am taking iron supplements. My previous level, probably 6 months ago was 28. So...you're suggesting I continue to try to boost that number, even though it is now considered within the normal range ...
by steve7
Wed May 24, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Possible cure?
Replies: 7
Views: 2449

Re: Possible cure?

Thanks for the reply. My symptoms did not worsen when prammipexole was increased. I have had ferritin levels and hemoglobin tested and both are within normal levels.
by steve7
Wed May 24, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Possible cure?
Replies: 7
Views: 2449

Possible cure?

Folks, I hope you are all well. I wanted to post about my experience here and hope it will help others. At the least, I'm curious if anyone else has experienced this. About maybe 3 months ago I was diagnosed with RLS. I had severe insomnia, so bad there were numerous nights I did not sleep at all. M...
by steve7
Wed May 03, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Raising iron levels
Replies: 39
Views: 10658

Re: Raising iron levels

Hello folks I'm new to the forum here and very curious. I see a lot of posts about raising iron (ferritin) levels, some quite drastically. But I dont see any mention of whether it's made a difference to your RLS or not? I had low levels (28) but am taking iron supplements and last test it was within...

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