i am 28years old female. i have anemia and recently i have been treated with hypothyroidsm. i am taking synthroid. the levels are in the normal range now. i have been anemic for last year or so but i never used to be fatigued. lately i am feeling very fatigued all the time with knee pain, etc.I am not sure whats going on. the doctor feels it anemia which is causing the fatigue but i dont think so. any ideas.
I have anemia and control it by taking iron pills at night. DO NOT TAKE IT WITH YOUR THYROID MEDICATION. I take a multivitamin and an iron pill at night. I take thyroid med in the morning before breakfast. There needs to be at least four hours in between or the vitamins and iron will block thryoid absorption.
I hope your fatigue ends soon--I've had it--I sympathize. Hope you feel better soon.
* I take vitamins and iron at night because they make me sick to my stomach if I take them and stay awake.
You might have your adrenals checked. Adrenal fatigue has the same symptoms as hypo and can cause fatigue. Have your doctor do a full panel blood test including metabolic panel, DHEA, cortisol, B12 and Vit D.
i typically do exactly what you have said. I take my thyroid med in the morning before breakfast. i take my iron pill 4 hrs apart with a multivitamin. I used to be very active but lately i am so fatigued that i dont understand. thanks for the input..
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