Health Tip: Signs You're Getting Too Much Iron
Symptoms of hemochromatosis
(HealthDay News) -- While iron deficiency is a big concern, absorbing too much iron -- a condition known as hemochromatosis -- can also pose problems.
The womenshealth.gov website lists these warning signs of hemocromatosis, one of the most common genetic conditions in the United States:
- Feeling weak and fatigued.
- Losing weight.
- Arthritis, pain in the joints and pain in the abdominal area.
- A fluttering sensation in the chest and other heart problems.
- Missing periods or early onset of menopause.
- Diminished sex drive and impotence.