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Hemochromatosis, absorption of excess iron from foods, stems from heredity or as an acquired disease. This condition is more prevalent for men than for women, and when it shows symptoms, male patients are generally betwe... More »

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Early warning symptoms of high iron blood disease include lethargy, fatigue and weakness, according to Healthgrades. The patient may experience generalized abdominal symptoms and weight loss. His skin may darken due to i... More »

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A ferritin blood test measures the level of iron in the blood, and normal levels should fall within the range of 12 to 300 nanograms per milliliter of blood for men and 12 to 150 nanograms per milliliter of blood for wom... More »

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Iron poisoning, hemolytic anemia and hemochromatosis are three causes of a high iron level in the blood, notes Lab Tests Online. Iron tests are usually ordered to determine the underlying cause of symptoms such as dizzin... More »

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Iron poisoning, hemolytic anemia and hemochromatosis are the causes of a high iron level in the blood, notes the American Association for Clinical Chemistry. A doctor usually orders an iron test when a patient has sympto... More »

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High iron levels in the blood are typically caused by hemochromatosis, a condition in which the body obtains excessive amounts of iron from the diet, states Healthgrades. High blood iron can result from juvenile hemochro... More »

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To naturally reduce the amount of iron serum in the blood, it helps to eat more foods that inhibit the absorption of iron in the body and less of those that provide it or enhance it, according to SFGate. The combination ... More »

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