What can be done at home to treat haemochromatosis?
There are certain lifestyle measures that you can follow to help manage haemochromatosis. These include: Not taking iron supplements; Avoiding excess alcohol intake, which can worsen liver damage; Cautious use of certain medications, such as acetaminophen, which are metabolized by the liver; Limiting intake of iron-rich foods, such as offal; Avoiding vitamin C supplements, which can increase the absorption of iron from your diet, and; Maintaining a healthy weight.
Author: Bow Tauro
First answered: 23 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 17 Oct 2018
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