When I got the results back from my iron blood test a while back, the doctor told me that I was within in normal range, though on the lower end of the spectrum.
|Component||Your Value||Standard Range|
|FERRITIN||24.7 ng/mL||8.0 – 388.0 ng/mL|
|IRON||62 mcg/dL||50 – 170 mcg/dL|
|TRANSFERRIN||413.0 mg/dL||200.0 – 360.0 mg/dL|
|T.IRON BINDING CAP||615 mcg/dL||250 – 400 mcg/dL|
|% SATURATION||10 %||15 – 50 %|
However, she also said that many of my symptoms, including the crazy burning pain sensations and involuntary flailing of my legs (RLS) seemed to indicate I was deficient. So despite low but normal results, her recommendation was this: