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by Sequoiah66
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Iron has helped
Replies: 11
Views: 1537

Re: Iron has helped

by Rustsmith » Fri May 25, 2018 10:03 am Slow iron is a mixture of iron sulfate and dicalcium phosphate. In the acid of the stomach, this will produce ferrous phosphate, which is a complexed form of iron. ... Easy iron is ferric pyrophospate, which is another complexed form of iron.... Iron sulfate...
by Sequoiah66
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Hello from Sequoiah66 - Anyone else Iron Deficient & RBC High?
Replies: 5
Views: 886

Re: Hello from Sequoiah66 - Anyone else Iron Deficient & RBC High?

Postby Rustsmith » Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:43 pm Sequoiah66, you didn't say who it was that you checked with in Denver. If it wasn't the Neurology department at UC-Denver, I highly recommend that you get your doctor to give you a referral to them. I live in Pueblo and drive up there several times a year...
by Sequoiah66
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Hello from Sequoiah66 - Anyone else Iron Deficient & RBC High?
Replies: 5
Views: 886

Re: Hello from Sequoiah66 - Anyone else Iron Deficient & RBC High?

Post by stjohnh » Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:01 pm Hmmm... the RLS advice is simple, get more IV iron. Seems to me that a hematologist is the way to go so that you can get it safely. The high erythropoitin is a problem, the hematologist should be able to help. Worst case I suppose is surgery to remove the ...
by Sequoiah66
Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Hello from Sequoiah66 - Anyone else Iron Deficient & RBC High?
Replies: 5
Views: 886

Hello from Sequoiah66 - Anyone else Iron Deficient & RBC High?

Greetings all: Had a genetic disease that caused kidney failure at age 42. (13 years ago.) Got a transplant, but with extra mass of the old kidneys and the new one, I've got enough Erythropoetin that I make too many Red Blood Cells (RBC) Have had RLS and PLM on and off for somewhere between 5 and 8 ...