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schatz
Unread post  Post subject: Iron loaders and sleep apnea ?  |  Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:09 am

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Hello this is my first post, and would like to say hello and ask if their are any other iron loaders here? I was recently diagnosed with 17 events per hour and I have been on my resmed for a month or so. My machine readout and my sleepy head on my computer show I have come down to 1-5. I am just wondering how many other of us CPAP user's and apnea suferers have had issues with iron and can it be related? If anyone here has Hemotomchrosis or excess iron I would be very interested. Thankyou, and maybe we should all have our :uge :) ek: iron checked, you have to ask for it, it is not included in a regular blood panel.


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schatz
Unread post  Post subject: Re: Iron loaders and sleep apnea ?  |  Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:32 am

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By the way I do not have full blown hemochromatosis, I am only a one gene carier and found my ferriten was 275 and sat # was 60%. But iguess I was lucky enough to be one of those people that exhibit symptoms early. Many people are two gene heterozygotes and never feel any symptoms until liver enzymes show positive and are in need of transplanting. So I highly recommend getting you're iron checked guy's, and if there are any iron loaders out there, let me know if sleep apnea is a problem. This is the most common genetic issue there is and very easy to deal with if caught early, so good luck and looking forward too hearing from you.


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diamaunt
Unread post  Post subject: Re: Iron loaders and sleep apnea ?  |  Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:30 pm
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What's an "iron loader"?

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