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Blood test for hemachromatosis showed one gene, high iron levels, have severe tiredness, headaches after lowering iron. Remedy?

Hello Dr Galamaga, I have had blood tests for hemachromatosis, I have only one gene that tests positive and have been told that I am. Carrier. My iron levels were very high and I have had blood taken to drop my iron levels. Some of the main symptoms I have experienced are tiredness, headaches and sore arms and feet . Now my iron levels are back to normal I am still experiencing tiredness and arm and leg pain. What can I do to stop these symptoms?
Asked On : Wed, 26 Sep 2012
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Hi..landillo.., hemachromotosis is a disorder, in which there will increased iron in the blood and the there will be deposition of excess of iron in the body organs like liver, kidney,. you need to be treated.., but only this report is normal.., repeat and confirm it.. if normal then continue the same treatment.

Take care..
Answered: Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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