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Haemochromatosis Awareness week June 1 to June 7
June 1, 2020 - June 7, 2020
Haemochromatosis is a condition where there is too much iron in the body.
Iron overload is usually caused by an inherited condition called haemochromatosis.
Excess iron can poison organs, which can lead to conditions such as cancer, irregular heartbeat and cirrhosis of the liver.
Symptoms are related to conditions that arise from iron overload such as diabetes, darkening of the skin, abnormal heart rhythm or arthritis.
Iron can be dropped to safe levels by regularly removing blood from the body.
Please visit www.ha.org,au or call on their national Hotline at 1300 019 028 or for the campaign visit http://haemochromatosis.org.au/whw and email your photos to email@example.com