I just got back from my annual checkup with my new doctor. The results were pretty good in her eyes and mine, but there were a few things she is concerned with.
Doc said Cholesterol levels were good. Here are my numbers (Canadian):
My sugar levels, thyroid, and BP was also good. My BP is usually on the high side of normal. The concerns were B vitamin levels were getting on the higher side of normal. My vitamin D levels were low. I wasn't surprised as I live in Canada. I am going to supplement with 1000 IU.
The one thing was my iron level were very low. The doc asked me if I was a vegetarian! I told her I eat more meat and fat that most people. I hinted about the no grain thing.
Anyone know how I can have low iron as a 46 year old male eating red meat? Any concern about high vitamin B levels?
Supplement with Vit D3 at 5-6000iu / daily. I've been doing that for 2 months and it raised the 25-hydrox level from 31 to 46, still not high enough though.
I have no idea why you would be low in iron. Do you regularly donate blood? Anyway do take an iron supplement.
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