The latest news on hemochromatosis
The first step in treatment for hemochromatosis is to rid the body of excess iron.
Early diagnosis can prevent serious organ damage from hemochromatosis and from associated illnesses.
Diagnosis is made after a thorough patient history, physical examination, and routine blood tests.
The key to managing hemochromatosis is regulating iron levels.
Symptoms usually appear after significant iron accumulation—generally after the age of 40.