Wednesday January 29, 2020

Medical Matters

Managing the Celtic curse

29th May, 2010

Iron is considered an important mineral in our diet because it helps our red blood cells carry oxygen, which feeds virtually every cell in the body.

Most people have a working knowledge of its benefits, so we eat fortified cereals and, when tiredness sets in, can worry that lack of iron is the problem .However, for many Irish people, iron can do more harm than good.

Haemochromatosis (HH) is an iron-induced condition that is often...

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