Ten New Facts About Haemochromatosis

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This week was Haemochromatosis Awareness Week in Australia – a time to raise awareness of haemochromatosis for those yet to be diagnosed and to focus attention on ongoing research for those of us who are living with this disease.  And what a successful week it was!  Despite haemochromatosis affecting almost one in every 200 people,…

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8 Venesection Recovery Tips

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For those of us with haemochromatosis, adhering to a regular venesection regime is a “must do” to reduce iron levels, however this simple procedure can also leave us feeling a little out of sorts. So, how do we give ourselves the best chance of recovery? Well, it all comes down to the planning! But first,…

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16 Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Haemochromatosis

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I cannot tell you how incredibly humbled I am that Iron-ic Wellbeing has attracted such a fabulously loyal group of readers in only a few months  – thank you all for making this journey so transformative.  Recently I received feedback from a reader that I had helped her to “join the dots” and she had…

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A Tribute To Oats and ANZACS

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One of the best ways to lower the absorption of iron in the body is to eat foods which inhibit the amount of iron first getting into your blood stream. Foods containing phytates, an antioxidant compound found in whole grains, walnuts, almonds, cashews, sesame, dried beans, lentils and peas, do just this – they are…

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