For the treatment for low ferritin levels, or iron-deficiency anemia, dietary change and supplements can sometimes be sufficient, but IV therapy, blood transfusions and injections of iron may be necessary treatments in s... More »

If an individual has a low ferritin level, the individual has an iron deficiency that can be caused by a variety of conditions, according to WebMD. The individual should consult a doctor to determine the cause in order t... More »

Low ferritin levels indicate iron deficiency, says MedicineNet. When iron levels are low, the body struggles to produce hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that allows them to carry oxygen, notes Mayo Clinic. This l... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Physicians treat low blood iron levels in several ways: prescribing supplements, which patients take daily, suggesting diets with iron-rich foods, and in more severe cases, performing transfusions. Most low levels of iro... More »

Individuals suffering from low ferritin levels may exhibit signs of anemia and other conditions related to iron deficiency, according to Mayo Clinic. Ferritin is a protein that binds with iron and allows the body to stor... More »

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Causes of a low ferritin level include chronic bleeding in the digestive tract, heavy menstrual bleeding, iron-deficiency anemia and problems absorbing iron, explains MedlinePlus. Ferritin is a protein that stores iron i... More »