HFE gene

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...
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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...
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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...
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