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Does curcumin help reduce ferritin levels?

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Posted on Mon, 9 Dec 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: does curcumin help reduce ferritin levels?
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Brief Answer: Yes,it is helpful in reducing ferritin level. Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for writing to XXXXXXX Curcumin has an antioxidant and chelating properties and it is naturally helpful in many conditions. It is helpful in raised ferritin level due to its antioxidant and chelating properties. It helps in proper functioning of liver by reducing iron-catalyzed oxidative damage of DNA. So,you can safely take curcumin along with other medicines. Get well soon Hope i have answered your query. Further queries are most welcome. Take Care Dr.Indu XXXXXXX
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Follow up: Dr. Indu Kumar 53 minutes later
I asked this before, but what is your opinion on also taking ip-6[Inositol Hexophophate] to decrease the ferritin levels? Thank you very much!!
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Answered by Dr. Indu Kumar 5 hours later
Brief Answer: Inositol Hexaphophate reduces ferritin level Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for writing back Inositol Hexaphophate also has antioxidant properties and it too reduces ferritin level. Get well soon. Hope i have answered your query. Further queries are most welcome. Take Care Dr.Indu XXXXXXX
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