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Wanting some opinions on these, the b12 is high but I found reducing my current supplement levels by any seems to leave me fatigued but I reduced them by 20% anyway. They did a few other test and nothing really stood out. I can post the other serum test if any might be relevant, they did over a dozen.  These were initially taken while investigating on my anemia (I think it is the intestinal hemorrhaging and the bloody stools) and they found that my ferritin level is 1 out of a reference of 26-388.

Iron is

TOTAL IRON BINDING CAPACITY 391 250-450 ug/dL   Final NAVARRO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (LAB)
UIBC 329.0   ug/dL   Final NAVARRO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (LAB)
IRON (FE) SERUM 62 65-175 ug/dL Low Final NAVARRO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (LAB)
IRON SATURATION 15.9

(on iron supplements, and high iron rich foods anyway)

And my B12....well

VITAMIN B 12 >2000 211-946 pg/mL High Final NAVARRO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (LAB)
FOLATE/FOLIC ACID >20.0 >3.0->3.0 ng/mL   Final

NAVARRO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (LA

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Hi Ennis,

I really can not comment about your results because I am not a doctor.  I can tell you how I have handled my tests results which are comparable in terms of the Folate and B-12 (elevated off the charts).  I was not supplementing at the time of my first post diagnosis annual check-up and my vitamin panel ordered by my GI indicated that my levels were high.  (At least I did not think I was supplementing (taking vitamins). For example,  I was lactose intolerant for decades, so I used soymilk which is supplemented.  By eliminating most processed foods (like the soymilk), my folate and B-12 levels are now in the normal range.  I think I was not processing the non-methalated versions of these nutrients.  As a result, I do not take any supplements at all and choose to get my nutrients from natural sources.  My last check-up showed that I am doing great.  I am not deficient in anything and am in normal ranges.  

There is a theory about the MTHFR gene, but I have never been tested.  It seems plausible since I know that cancers have been ruled out (reasons for elevated Folte and B-12).  It seems that this gene may run strongly in my family, but we have no concrete evidence (genetic testing).  

https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/diseases/10953/mthfr-gene-mutation

What it boils down to again and again, is that we are each unique and how we handle our diets must be individually based.  

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13 hours ago, Ennis_TX said:

IRON (FE) SERUM 62 65-175 ug/dL Low Final NAVARRO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (LAB)

Maybe I'm nuts, but doesn't this say your serum ferite is 62?  so it is a a few points lower than the normal range of 65 to 175?

  65-175 ug/dL Low  

I am not saying being low is a good thing.

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