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Review: could Iron deficiency cause Hot flashes?

We study 771 people who have Iron deficiency from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Iron deficiency

Iron deficiency (latest reports from 8,004 patients) is typically treated by Ferrous Fumarate, Iron Dextran.

Hot flashes

Hot flashes (latest reports from 1,658 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism.

On Jul, 20, 2014: 771 people who have iron deficiency are studied. Among them, 1 (0.13%) has Hot Flashes. They amount to 0.06% of all the 1,625 people who have Hot Flashes on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hot flashes in iron deficiency reports

Gender of people who have iron deficiency and experienced Hot flashes * :

FemaleMale
Hot flashes100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have iron deficiency and experienced Hot flashes * :

Hot flashes0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
n/a

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hot flashes100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Asthma (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Allergic sinusitis (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Ammonia increased (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Vitamin d deficiency (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Incontinence - urinary (1 people, 100.00%)
  6. Heartburn - chronic (1 people, 100.00%)
  7. Depression - major (1 people, 100.00%)
  8. High blood pressure (1 people, 100.00%)
  9. Pain - back (1 people, 100.00%)
  10. Constipation (1 people, 100.00%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Proventil-hfa (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Nasonex (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Lactulose (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Vitamin d (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Iron dextran (1 people, 100.00%)
  6. Vesicare (1 people, 100.00%)
  7. Nexium (1 people, 100.00%)
  8. Cymbalta (1 people, 100.00%)
  9. Micardis hct (1 people, 100.00%)
  10. Cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • I keep having an allergic reaction while ONLY in my apartment. I've had these symptoms with (worsening over time) since moving in. I would like to know if I have a possible mold allergy because my place is very old and has no ventilation.

    My symptoms such as the swelling, edema, throat tightness, and trouble breathing all go away within forty minutes of leaving my apartment and return within thirty minutes of being home. I also have greater mental clarity while away from home. I would like to pinpoint what is making me react. I own two cats, but I have never reacted to them before.

    My symptoms with the swelling also worsen upon eating soy sauce, cheese, or when I add salt, which has never been an issue until the recent weeks, about the time my throat started mildly closing. Soy sauce made my ankles triple in size for three days, as well as my calves and feet. I couldn't bend my toes or fit my shoes and I had difficulty breathing and strange tingling in my calves and ankles. I have never even mildly swollen from any foods in my life.

    I have only tried Zyrtec and Claritin. Zyrtec keeps away all the swelling, but Claritin doesn't. Claritin did help me with my dog allergy, but it is not with whatever is going on in my apartment.

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    kathym on Jun, 23, 2014:

    Probably either toxic mold or pesticides you should move. Wish it was better news. I've had MCS for 17 yrs and if you don't do something about your situation you may have permanent damage to your immune system.

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