A hereditary disorder of iron metabolism characterized by excessive accumulation of iron in tissues, diabetes mellitus, liver dysfunction, and a bronze skin pigmentation.
Chronic fatigue and joint pain are the most common complaints of people with hemochromatosis. For this reason, the complete diagnosis is often delayed because these two symptoms are commonly seen in other diseases.
Receiving a diagnosis of Hemochromatosis is achieved by running an iron panel test that can be order through your doctor or from our partner, HealtheIron.
Since Hemochromatosis is genetic, your family members could be affected by the disorder. Having your family members tested could help save their lives.
It is very important to get iron levels down to normal. Therapeutic blood removal or phlebotomy is the most common means of iron reduction. Therapeutic phlebotomy (TP) is the same as regular blood donation...
Diet is the biggest question for the Hemochromatosis patient when they reach ongoing maintenance. What are the best foods to eat? We recommended purchasing our cookbook from the iron store...
If you or a family member suffer from hemochromatosis, consider purchasing Guide To Hemochromatosis today.
FeGGT LifePro is an affordable iron-panel test provided by HealtheIron and Iron Disorders Institute. This comprehensive iron test also includes a GGT liver panel test and can be purcahsed online by clicking below.
If someone that you love has passed away from Hemochromatosis, make a memorial donation in
memory and honor of them.