Almost a month ago I started taking Iron Supplements because I was diagnosed with IDA. Since then I've had a colonoscopy and Endoscopy which both fine (now waiting for a GYN appt.), and have begun taking 65mg of Iron twice daily with 500mg of Vitamin C. My hemoglobin when first diagnosed was 9.7. after three weeks of taking Iron Supplements my hemoglobin as increased to 11.2 but I am still feeling very tired. Wondering why my hemoglobin seems to be improving but I still feel tired? Any insight is appreciated.
Tiredness or fatigue is a very vague symptom and could be linked to psychological stress, most systemic issues, nutrient deficiencies etc. I would suggest consulting a primary care physician for a detailed evaluation. After a cause is identified, it can eb managed accordingly.
Hope this is helpful.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.