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Introduction: HHC

Description of HHC

HHC (medical condition): Hemochromatosis is genetic disease, affecting around 1-in-200 to 1-in-300, where excessive iron builds up in the body and gradually damages various ...more

HHC: See also:

  »Introduction: Hemochromatosis
  »Symptoms of Hemochromatosis
  »Causes of Hemochromatosis
  »Treatments for Hemochromatosis

HHC as a Disease

HHC: Another name for Hemochromatosis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Hemochromatosis
  »Symptoms of Hemochromatosis
  »Causes of Hemochromatosis
  »Treatments for Hemochromatosis

HHC: Related Diseases

HHC: HHC is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of HHC

Some of the causes of HHC are included in the list below:

Symptoms of HHC (Hemochromatosis)

Some of the symptoms of HHC incude:

Treatments for HHC (Hemochromatosis)

Treatments for HHC (Hemochromatosis) include:

  • Phlebotomy (bloodletting) - similar to donating blood
  • Avoid iron supplements
  • Avoid vitamin C - because vitamin C increases iron digestion.
  • Avoid alcohol - to avoid exacerbating liver damage
  • Avoiding high-iron foods - simply eat less iron.

Treatment of HHC: For more treatment information about HHC, see treatment of Hemochromatosis (HHC)

HHC: Article Excerpts about Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis, the most common form of iron overload disease, is an inherited disorder that causes the body to absorb and store too... (Source: excerpt from Hemochromatosis: NIDDK)

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