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I Am Anaemic

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    Always Tired

    My iron levels are ridiculously low and I'm on ferrous sulphate to keep my levels normal. If I don't take the tablet everyday, I barely have the strength to walk around the house. It terrible. Speaking of which, it's tablet time.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 22, 2008

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    Mind Over Matter

    I am 63, and have never been anaemic in my life before.  Rather the opposite, my haemoglobin has usually been high for a female. Suddenly, or maybe over a slow period of time whilst I was undergoing extremely traumatic therapy, I became extremely breathless, so much so that...
    lovingangel lovingangel 61-65, F Dec 2, 2008

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    Me Too

    Since birth. I know someone who recently died from the sickle cell variety. I only have the iron deficient. But every month it seems death comes knocking at my door (you ladies should understand) and generally, nothing I have been prescribed to take makes a lasting difference...
    Loner20 Loner20 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2011

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    Its the Depression

    i recently was diagnosed to be anaemic. Lack of energy and depression promted me to get checked out. but iam not sure about my exact condition and part of me does not want to know. i was given these red tablets they r big and they taste bad i bearly take them but i made it to the...
    spirit2befound spirit2befound 22-25 1 Response May 13, 2009

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    I'm climbing Mount Kilimanjaro next summer! Has anyone else done it? Is it really as hard as it seems? I just found out that I'm anaemic yesterday, will this take a toll on me?
    wanderlust002 wanderlust002 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 7

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    I am currently a zombie as I am virtually anaemic as it is and girls will understand the drowsiness that comes with having a period due to loss of iron. Feed. Me. Iron.
    urlaame urlaame 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 10

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