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Hemochromatosis in Women Before and After Menopause
September 28, 2012
Hereditary hemochromatosis is a common genetic condition that makes a person more prone to absorbing too much iron. Premenopausal women are largely protected from iron overload because of menstruation...
Updated Results for Hereditary Hemochromatosis
July 27, 2012
Editor’s Note: This post does not reflect the current product offering for customers in the United States. Mutations in the HFE gene cause most forms of hereditary hemochromatosis – a...
Learning About My Risk For Iron Overload
July 23, 2012
Bethann is a Health Content Scientist at 23andMe and regular contributor to the Blog. The following is her story about finding out she has a genetic condition that puts her...
The Iron Scale: Factors Tipping Towards Overload
July 11, 2012
Some of us may have grown up thinking that spinach is a good source of iron, but this isn’t exactly true. It’s been said that a report from the 1800’s...