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Hi All,

I'm experiencing breathlessness when I stand up or walk across the room. Walking upstairs leaves me panting to catch my breath for a couple of minutes. This is a symptom I experience when I have serious flare along with extreme fatigue as well as more typical Cronin's symptoms. Does anyone else experience this? Is it related to dehydration? It's limiting my life, but I can't seen to get my GI interested.
I get like that when my iron levels are low. I stay anemic, but when I drop from my normal "10" down to say "8" or lower- I literrally find myself crawling up the stairs when necessary. Also, check your blood pressure. Feel better soon!