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Hemochromatosis is Iron Overload
The Canadian Hemochromatosis Society has developed detailed information about several aspects of the disorder, linked below. For a quick overview of hemochromatosis, watch a short video explaining HHC or see the FAQs (frequently asked questions) section of this site.
Wondering if you’re at risk? See the CHS Hemochromatosis Self-Assessment Tool.
Frequently asked questions about hemochromatosis and the CHS.
A thorough explanation of the disorder and the development of symptoms.
A review of the hereditary complexity of hemochromatosis.
Symptomology and how to spot common signs of possible affliction.
Information on who should be tested, as well as common testing methods.
The Society is here to help you understand your results and provide ongoing support.
Effective management of hemochromatosis and its effects.
In the maintenance phase, restricting iron intake may increase the time between phlebotomies.
A glossary of terms related to hereditary hemochromatosis.