Haemochromatosis causes the body to absorb too much iron, leading to organ damage. Blood tests will diagnose it, and treatments are available.
Foods high in iron
The best source of iron is animal-based foods like meat and eggs, but many plant-based foods are also rich in (non-haem) iron.
Cirrhosis of the liver
Cirrhosis is permanent scarring of the liver caused by a range of liver diseases and conditions. Find out more about what it is, its symptoms and treatment options.
Trusted information about fatty liver, including what it is, the causes of its development and how to manage the symptoms once you are diagnosed.
Iron studies are blood tests that look at how much iron is in your blood and other cells. Too little or too much iron can cause problems.
Liver cancer is one of the top 10 causes of cancer deaths in Australia. Learn more here about liver cancer and the different types and treatments.