Iron Overload

About- Iron overload also called, hemochromatosis, hemochromatosis, Celtic curse, Irish illness, British gene, Scottish sickness, and bronzing diabetes characterized by excess iron to store in organs, especially liver, heart, and pancreas.
  • Abdominal pain
  • Bronze or gray skin color
  • Diabetes
  • Fatigue
  • Heart failure
  • High blood sugar
  • Impotence
  • In males, reduction in the size of the testicles
  • Irregular or absent periods
  • Joint pain
  • Liver failure
  • Low energy
  • Low libido
  • Memory loss
  • Unintended weight loss
  • Weakness
Gene mutation is the main reason for this condition.
Risk factors
  • Abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias)
  • Absence of the menstrual cycle in women
  • Arthritis
  • Bronze or gray color skin
  • Cirrhosis of liver
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Diabetes
  • Erectile dysfunction (impotence)
  • Liver cancer
  • Pancreas problems
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