Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Iron Deficiency? No Problem. Iron-Rich Foods To Combat Anemia.

September 16 2017

Iron deficiency is common. Iron is an essential mineral for our bodies and when iron levels are too low it can cause anaemia – a deficiency of haemoglobin, the oxygen carrying molecule in our red blood cells.┬áThis can lead to fatigue, tiredness and decreased immunity. Our bodies cannot produce iron, so you need to get...


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Introduction To Haemochromatosis

August 9 2017

Be informed this Haemochromatosis Awareness Week. Haemochromatosis is one of the most common and serious genetic disorders in Australia. It is also known as the Inherited Iron Overload Disorder. About 1 in 200 Australians of northern European origin inherit the genes that cause the disorder. People with haemochromatosis absorb too much iron from their diet,...


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