Iron Fact Sheet - Make sure you are getting adequate intake of iron. Iron works to carry oxygen from the lungs to blood cells and alternatively carries out carbon dioxide as waste. Iron works primarily in the myoglobin of muscles and the hemoglobin of red
Hemochromatosis is a genetic condition which causes the body to absorb too much iron from a normal diet. In other words, iron overload, the opposite of iron deficiency anemia. Another name for hemochromatosis is "iron overload disease" or "iron storage disease".