Ferritin level tells the amount of iron in your blood. Ferritin is stored in red blood cells, so I guess you could call it "backup iron."
Male: 12-300 ng/mL Female: 12-150 ng/mL That's a big range, so your physician may want to supplement your iron even though it's within the normal range.
My iron level is 5. Is that normal
Iron deficiency is body iron stores below the normal level as reflected by serum ferritin level of less than 12 ng/ ml, while iron deficient erythropoiesis mean that erythrocytes are produced deficient in iron or hypochromic. and iron deficiency anemia is the final step of uncorrected iron deficiency that is overt iron deficiency manifested by decreased hemoglobin level below normal (females < 12 g/dl, males < 14 g/ dl)
I believe your hemoglobin level which is basically ur iron level is above normal even for a man rather than a womans at 11.0 so i assume that ur iron level is good..... Or might be too high.. Talk to your doctor orrr get one.
For men of that age, a perfectly normal level is anywhere between 75 to 175 μg/dL. (Iron levels in men peak around age 30, and then they tend to remain fairly steady until around age 70.) Cheers!
Usually, yes. Most labs list about 10-300 as the normal ferritin level. Inflammation can raise the level even if the iron is low so it is helpful to also check iron and TIBC (total iron binding capacity).
Well usually normal blood iron level is said to be at 60 to 170 mcg/dl(Microgram/deciliter). On average and it is well known that women have slightly lower iron levels. So 90 is quite good and for you dear.
The normal iron level your son that is 35 years old should be between 12 and 15.5 g of hemoglobin per deciliter of blood. It is uncommon for a Dr. to recommend an iron supplement everyday for a person that is anemic.
It depends on whether you are male or female and also varies by the "normal" range for the lab where blood is drawn. If you have a lab report it should show both what your level is and what the "normal range" for that lab is for your gender.
Yes, it is a very high iron level.
Today I was deferred from giving blood because I was told that my iron count was too low. I stumbled across your question while looking for my own answer. This is what I have come up with:To test for iron levels they do a hemoglobin (Hb) test. Here are the normal levels -Hemoglobin is measured in grams per deciliter of blood. The normal levels are:Women: 12.1 to 15.1 gm/dlMen: 13.8 to 17.2 gm/dlChildren: 11 to 16 g/dlPregnant women: 11 to 12 g/dlLow levels of hemoglobin may be a result of:Anemia.Erythropoetin deficiency.RBC destruction.Hemorrhaging (bleeding).Lead poisoning.Malnutrition.Iron, folate, vitamin B12 or vitamin B6 deficiency.Overhydration.
A normal hemoglobin level for a female is 12.1 to 15.1 grams per deciliter. Hemoglobin is the part of the red blood cell that carries oxygen.
Ferritin is a protein that stores iron. Low ferritin is a precursor to anemia, so if you do nothing about the low ferritin level your iron level will eventually drop.