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Old 08-06-2009, 01:07 PM   #1
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My partner and I are noticing that as we are losing the weight we seem to be bruising more easily. Anyone else notice this? Perhaps it is as simple as less weight = more activity = more opportunity to get bruised. Heck, pretty hard to bruise up when spending your day sitting on couch watching the tv.
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Old 08-06-2009, 01:13 PM   #2
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could your blood be low on iron? i bruise easily, perhaps for that reason, or because i take a lot of painkillers for headaches.
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Old 08-06-2009, 01:25 PM   #3
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ive noticed that as i have been losing weight i too have been brusing REALLY easily!! The bruises just appear all over for no reason! i wonder why....someone should def look into researching this..
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Old 08-06-2009, 03:14 PM   #4
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I have started bruising as well. I am a vegetarian (have been for years), and after doing some research I think that I have an iron deficiency. Iron pills make me super sick. I have a doctors appointment in a few weeks to have it checked.
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Old 08-06-2009, 03:26 PM   #5
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grapes don't have iron, but raisins do. weird.
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Old 08-06-2009, 03:39 PM   #6
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I agree that it could be low iron. You don't want to get low in iron as that will sap your energy very quickly. Floradix is a great source of iron; it doesn't bind you up like other supplements can.
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Old 08-06-2009, 05:01 PM   #7
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I'm anemic and bruise easy esp if I haven't made sure to get enough iron in.
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