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High Iron Content in Blood



High Iron Content in Blood

AN ARTICLE FROM THE LIVESTRONG FOUNDATION: Iron is an important mineral for human health, although excessively high iron levels can cause serious health problems. Your doctor can determine whether your blood levels of iron are too high by conducting a blood test, such as a serum iron test, serum ferritin test, or a total iron binding capacity test. As taking iron supplements can cause dangerously high iron levels, you should not take supplemental iron unless it is prescribed by a doctor... read more