Ferritin, Iron and Hypothyroidism

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TimelessRainbow

by Janie

Patient Advocate and Author

of "Stop The Thyroid Madness"

 

Ferritin, Iron and Hypothyroidism

A large body of thyroid patients have been surprised to discover that being hypothyroid also results in having low Ferritin, or storage iron. Ferritin is an iron-storage protein which keeps the iron in a dissolvable and usable state, making the iron non-toxic to cells around it.  So when Ferritin is measured via a blood test, it is basically measuring the iron you have tucked away for safe use.

Why is measuring storage iron important?

To find out more please click onto the below weblink:

http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/ferritin/

 

 

 

 

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