Excess Iron

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4 Medical Tests You Should Get

…Test: Getting your blood drawn: Any time you get your blood drawn, or better yet donate blood, it thins the blood. Giving blood also removes excess ferritin (iron), which can contribute to arterial toxicity and cholesterol oxidation. For the best heart health benefits, I recommend donating a unit of blood…

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How Too Much Iron Harms Your Heart

…research indicates that iron overload, or hemochromatosis, can actually increase your risk for cardiovascular problems and harm your heart health. How Elevated Iron Levels Affect Heart Health Hemochromatosis is an acquired or hereditary defect of iron metabolism in which excess iron is deposited in tissues…

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Blood Iron Levels and Heart Disease

…However, research suggests that iron overload, or hemachromatosis, is a risk factor of heart disease. Hemachromatosis is an acquired or heredi?tary defect of iron metabolism in which excess iron is deposited in tissues and not available for oxygen trans?port. Unless iron is lost through menstruation or…

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Surprising Health Benefits of Donating Blood

…postmenopausal woman, periodically donating blood is extremely important because it helps to reduce excess iron in your blood. Why Is Reducing Iron Levels by Donating Blood So Important? Your body stores iron in your muscles and other tissues and unless it’s lost through menstruation or by donating blood…

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Signs and Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease

…LDL * C-reactive protein (CRP), a key indicator of inflammation and chronic infection in the body * Excess fibrinogen, a protein that helps regulate the clotting process; and * Excess ferritin (iron), which contributes to arterial toxicity and cholesterol oxidation. Emotional stress. Stress hormones…

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