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Iron

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Follow the links below to find information about haemochromatosis, iron deficiency and iron studies.

Last reviewed: May 2018

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Iron deficiency anaemia - myDr.com.au

Iron deficiency anaemia is when lack of iron means that the blood does not produce enough haemoglobin. The iron deficiency needs to be prolonged to produce anaemia.

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Iron Deficiency Anaemia | myVMC

Iron deficiency anaemia is a disorder of the blood, where the iron level in the blood is low

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Iron deficiency anaemia in children - myDr.com.au

Iron deficiency anaemia is often due to insufficient iron in the diet. Find out about prevention and treatment.

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Iron deficiency | Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Iron is a mineral nutrient that is essential for your body to function normally and to make haemoglobin (Hb). The treatment of iron deficiency is iron replacement therapy. Transfusion is rarely required.

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Iron intake for vegetarians - myDr.com.au

Iron deficiency can be a nutritional problem for vegetarians, especially women. Find out about iron in food and how to enhance your iron absorption.

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Childhood reflux, low iron and anaemia - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Long term PPI use can cause iron absorption issues. Added to refluxing picky eaters, there's a likelihood that reflux children can suffer iron deficiency.

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Things to consider with haemochromatosis Dietitians Association of Australia

Things to consider with haemochromatosis Haemochromatosis (or iron overload,) is a hereditary condition that causes a person to absorb and store too much iron in their body

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Haemochromatosis - Better Health Channel

Haemochromatosis (iron overload disorder) tends to be under-diagnosed, partly because its symptoms are similar to those caused by a range of other illnesses.

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Hereditary Haemochromatosis (HH) | myVMC

Hereditary haemochromatosis is a disorder of iron metabolism which leads to deposition of iron in organs, followed by cirrhosis and diabetes mellitus.

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Haemochromatosis - Lab Tests Online AU

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