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Hereditary Hemochromatosis. A Gift or a Disease?


A condition where the absorption of iron in the body becomes a whole lot more than what the body can take from the food that you eat.

It is said that people between the ages of 15 and 30 happen to develop the condition very easily. [1]

• Acute and chronic at the same time.
• Can affect both men and women.
• Lab testing is required.
• Proper treatment needs to be carried out for its cure.

Hereditary hemochromatosis is a condition where the body happens to take in more iron than it should. Thus, it paves way for life-threatening conditions to arise in the body that affects the liver and heart and also causes diabetes to be one of the side effects. But then the condition is heredity. The symptoms start to appear during your midlife and can be cured with proper treatment.


• Pain – there is joint pain along with abdominal pain due to excess absorption of iron.
• Weakness – the body becomes weak due to a significant rise in iron and causes fatigue as well.
• Failure of organs – heart and liver failure result in the after-effects of the condition.


• Self-care – having a balanced diet with all nutrients is essential for the body to take in all kinds of vitamins and minerals.
• Medication – getting recommended vaccinations to include those related to hepatitis A and B goes a long way in the elimination of Hereditary Hemochromatosis.
• Specialist – getting hereditary hemochromatosis is not an easy task. Try to consult experts on the field with proper experience. We at mfine strive in treating such conditions and provide positive results in a short span of time.

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