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June 8, 2014


Anemia Relief: Iron Infusion Changed My Life

Hoping this provides another option for people with chronic anemia to discuss with their doctors.

Life Stories and Beyond

Anemia Relief: Iron Infusion Changed My Life

By Lisa Batten Kunkleman

Anemia is my enemy. Finally, after decades of fighting, I found an ally. I had an iron infusion. Whoever heard of such? Not many people. I know because I asked around, hoping somebody knew anybody who had this procedure and thought it was wonderful. I never found such a person until after my infusion. Then a friend said to me, “Just wait about three months and you’ll feel like jumping fences. It helped me feel so much better.” Oh, how I wish I had spoken to her sooner. What I found beforehand were chat rooms where people shared their horror stories. Perhaps when all goes well, people don’t have time to write success stories. They are too busy out living to tell how fabulous the treatment was and how thankful they are for going through with the very scary…

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2 thoughts on “Anemia Relief: Iron Infusion Changed My Life

  1. This gal is so happy you tried it and it worked!! I can’t wait to spend more time with you.

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    • I feel like I have my life back. I guess I’ll always wonder what I could have accomplished during all that time I wasn’t up to par but am oh so thankful to feel good now. I certainly learned a lot during my medical mystery journey. But that’s another story. Soon, story time. You tell me one, I’ll tell you one…


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