[nafex] salt, off topic
ginda at concentric.net
Sat Aug 4 14:07:53 EDT 2001
My father once treated a man with a weird genetic disease that leads to
too much iron. The diagnosis was tricky (because it's rare and weird)
but the treatment was simple - regular bloodletting.
Unfortunately, the Red Cross doesn't accept blood donations from people
with this condition.
Ward Barnes wrote:
> >Yes Tom, like cholesterol, for example. Next checkup, never mind the
> >cholesterol test, ask to be tested for homocysteine and iron overload, esp
> > >the latter.
> According to the American Red Cross if you find that you have too much iron
> in your body the easy way to get it to normal is to donate blood on a
> regular basis.
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