WHAT IS HEPCIDIN?

Hemochromatosis was for many years thought to be a rare genetic disorder. But today we know that it results from the inheritance of an abnormal recessive gene from each parent. One in every 150 to 250 white people is affected, research shows. Itโ€™s less common among blacks and practically nonexistent among Asians. The disease rarely […]

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HEMOCHROMATOSIS (from Medline)

Hemochromatosis is a condition in which there is too much iron in the body. It is also called iron overload. Causes Hemochromatosis may be a genetic disorder passed down through families. โ€ข People with this type absorb too much iron through their digestive tract. Iron builds up in the body. The liver, heart, and pancreas […]

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WHAT IS HEREDITARY HEMOCHROMATOSIS?

Hereditary hemochromatosis is a disorder that causes the body to absorb too much iron from the diet. The excess iron is stored in the body’s tissues and organs, particularly the skin, heart, liver, pancreas, and joints. Because humans cannot increase the excretion of iron, excess iron can overload and eventually damage tissues and organs. For […]

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FAMINE AND IRON OVERLOAD.

    I am certain my parents lied to me….I am not 100% French. Somewhere, somehow a little Celtic blood snuck into both families in order for me to inherit an H63d gene from each parent. I’m changing my ancestry origins to 80% French and 20% Celtic. ย Here is something to read……ย  ย  ย ย http://irishamerica.com/2013/08/the-great-hunger-and-the-celitc-gene/I   […]

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RUSTICLES

Hereditary Hemochromatosis is too much iron in the human body. It is the equivalent to a rusty boat sunken at sea. At sea rusticles are formed as the wrought iron begins to oxidize in the water. ย It is a bacteria slowly eating away at the metal. Too much iron accelerates mitochondrial decay and inflicts system-wide […]

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The LUCKY ONES ๐Ÿ€

A share from another site: http://celticcurse.org/cirrhosis-alcohol-ignorance-and-prejudice-welcome-to-hereditary-hemochromatosis/ ******************************* My next post  https://h63d.com/2016/06/21/auntie-mabkes-little-bottke-of-booze/ is from a Washington Post article mentioned in the above post. It is eerily similar to what happened to me. Unfortunate it made me fearful of the medical profession which led to my diagnosis with HH being delayed by several years… Sometimes the truth […]

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