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what can one do to stop hair loss when the ferritin level is below 40?

By Anonymous February 1, 2012 - 11:33am
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My ferritin level is 28 and my dermatolgist recommends this iron tablet to boost that level up to 40 or more. The multigen tablet has slowed the hair loss down but not completely.

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One of the most common causes of hair loss in perimenopausal women is not hormones, but a nutritional deficiency, with depleted iron stores being the most important factor.

An iron deficiency is defined as having a ferritin level of under 40 ng/ml.

Talk to your dermatologist. Ask how long it takes before you see a complete cessation of hair loss.

February 3, 2012 - 7:35pm
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