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Iron overload, also known as haemochromatosis, indicates accumulation of iron in the body from any cause. The most important causes are hereditary haemochromatosis (HHC), a genetic disorder, and transfusional iron overload, which can result from repeated blood transfusions.
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/haemochromatosis/Haemochromatosis is an inherited condition in which iron levels in the body slowly build up over many years. This build-up of iron, known as iron overload, can cause unpleasant symptoms. If it isn't treated, this can damage parts of the body such as the liver, joints, pancreas and heart.
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/haemochromatosis/symptoms/Symptoms. Symptoms of haemochromatosis usually begin between the ages of
30 and 60, although they can occasionally occur earlier. The symptoms tend to
develop earlier in men than in women. Women often don't experience problems
until after the menopause. Sometimes there are no symptoms and the condition
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/.../syc-20351443Jan 5, 2018 ... Hereditary hemochromatosis (he-moe-kroe-muh-TOE-sis) causes your body to
absorb too much iron from the food you eat. Excess iron is stored in your organs,
especially your liver, heart and pancreas. Too much iron can lead to life-
threatening conditions, such as liver disease, heart problems and ...
https://haemochromatosis.org.au/explanation/Haemochromatosis is the most common genetic disorder in Australia. About 1 in
200 people of northern European origin have the genetic risk for
haemochromatosis. People with haemochromatosis absorb too much iron from
their diet. The excess iron is stored in the body. Over time this leads to iron
overload. We all know ...
https://haemochromatosis.org.au/symptoms/The most common symptoms noticed by people with haemochromatosis (
inherited iron overload disorder) are. • Fatigue, weakness and lethargy • Joint
pains leading to osteoarthritis *. Other symptoms include: • Abdominal pain •
Diabetes • Liver disorders; enlarged liver, cirrhosis • Sexual disorders; loss of sex
drive in both ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_overloadIron overload, also known as haemochromatosis, indicates accumulation of iron in the body from any cause. The most important causes are hereditary haemochromatosis (HHC), a genetic disorder, and transfusional iron overload, which can result from repeated blood transfusions.
https://www.britishlivertrust.org.uk/liver.../liver.../haemochromatosis/Haemochromatosis is a medical condition caused by an overload of iron in your body. There are several forms of haemochromatosis. In genetic haemochromatosis, inheritance of a faulty or abnormal gene is responsible for an increase in the amount of iron entering the body.
haemochromatosis.org.uk/The Haemochromatosis Society is here to SUPPORT people affected by genetic
haemochromatosis and their families, to encourage RESEARCH into the
condition and its management, and to EDUCATE the medical profession, policy
makers, patients and others, to improve the rates and ages of diagnosis. Early
haemochromatosis.org.uk/haemochromatosis/symptoms/Symptoms of genetic haemochromatosis can include the following: Hands.
Arthritis; may affect any joint but particularly common in the knuckle and first joint
of the first two fingers (the bronze fist, illustrated above). If arthritis is found only in
the first two finger joints this is highly suggestive of GH; Chronic fatigue,
https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/.../haemochromatosisHaemochromatosis (iron overload disorder) tends to be under-diagnosed, partly
because its symptoms are similar to those caused by a range of other illnesses.