I'm not convinced that anyone with any medical knowledge reads these posts, but I'm in a desperate mode ... Plus, I'm just frustrated and need to vent, I suppose.
39 yr old W/F, diagnosed with Anemia (unknown origin) 5 yrs ago. Since that time, my body is in a "failure to thrive" mode. I now have a pacemaker since my heart won't beat fast enough on its own and I have low Blood Pressure. I now have barely enough energy to work, I sleep in the evenings before and after supper and I take at leaset two naps a day on the weekends.
During the last year, my new physician has become super-aggressive in trying to find a reason why I'm anemic. I do not absorb iron orally, so I'm currently on an aggressive iron infusion therapy. But, we don't know if my body is going to retain anything it's receiving ... additional blood work is scheduled for next week. I don't expect a positive outcome.
Previous treatments/tests: Hysterectomy, Bone Marrow extraction, Enodoscopy, Colonoscopy, countless blood tests, urine tests, fecal occult tests, mammogram, and a stress test. Nothing is jumping off the page to my physicians, just the obvious anemia.
Considerations: BioIdentical Hormone treatments (with appropo diagnosis after testing) ...
Any advice from a medical professional or fellow female patient with like symptoms would be great!
Thank you for reading.
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