Low Iron - Anyone know a good iron supplement to take?!

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Low Iron - Anyone know a good iron supplement to take?!

Postby shanay » Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:20 pm

Hi all,

I recently had blood tests done for everything as my doctor wanted to check all my levels. I went online to check the results and noticed that my iron is low and I should be taking supplements for it. My doctors office is closed until the new year now, so I won't be able to hear from the doctor regarding iron supplements but I wanted to start taking some asap as I have read that low iron can effect fertility. Does anyone here take iron supplements, and if so, have any brand suggestions? I have read there are some brands that don't make you get constipated, while others do, so you'll have to take a stool softener too? Thank you!! :)
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Re: Low Iron - Anyone know a good iron supplement to take?!

Postby minin23 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:27 pm

Nature Made Iron 65 mg. (from Ferrous Sulfate)
Vitron-C High Potency Iron Supplement with
MegaFood - Blood Builder, Energy Boosting Iron
Solgar - Gentle Iron, 25 MG, 180 Vegetable
Slow Fe, High Potency Iron 45 mg, Slow
21st Century Slow Release Iron Tablets, 60
Feosol Complete with patented Bifera Iron, 30

I think is is helpful for you.
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Re: Low Iron - Anyone know a good iron supplement to take?!

Postby AlfonsoPas » Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:48 pm

Did you consider any natural ways to get more iron into you system before trying supplements, Shanay?
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Re: Low Iron - Anyone know a good iron supplement to take?!

Postby shanay » Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:46 pm

No not yet - I just wanted to get my iron up as quick as possible so I went to the pharmacy and the pharmacist gave me a really strong one.. once my iron is up I will try something else that is more gentle on my stomach, maybe i'll look into something more natural??
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Re: Low Iron - Anyone know a good iron supplement to take?!

Postby 860lindsey » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:36 pm

This is going to sound weird but cooking in a cast iron skillet is a great way to increase your iron. Some of the iron from the skillet actually gets transferred to the food. So once your level is up this might be a natural way to help keep it from getting low.
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