Haemochromatosis can be defined as an iron overload with a hereditary cause or originating from a metabolic disorder. It mainly affects the liver, heart and endocrine glands.
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Information about genetic haemochromatosis and how to prevent and treat iron overload.
Light hearted and simple terms in explaining the serious disease of haemochromatosis.
Information includes signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, complications, treatment, and self-care.
The website of a family whose members have hemochromatosis, with a description of how they are affected, and links to hemochromatosis sites.
Iron Overload, Public Health and Genetics
A supplement to the Annals of Internal Medicine with articles about hemochromatosis.
NHS Choices: Haemochromatosis
Provides information on this condition, also known as iron overload disorder. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
Detailed up-to-date review article covering genetic and medical findings on hemochromatosis.
Wikipedia: Iron Overload
Encyclopedia article on haemochromatosis, the accumulation of iron in any organ.
Your Genes Your Health: Hemochromatosis
Multimedia guide where you can learn what it is, what causes it, what it is like to have it, and how it is inherited, diagnosed, and treated.
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