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high serum iron

Hi,
  I done blood test yesterday, my  serum iron is 30.3 umol/L   (10-30) , which is higher than lab recommendation.   Any impact on heal for people with high serum iron?  what food should reduce ?
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Hi
If you have elevated Total Iron Binding Capacity, this will automatically result in low free iron in the blood. Hence if with elevated TIBC, iron too is high, it could be due to iron supplements you took if any. Another possibility is hereditary hemochromatosis, but in this case free iron levels are way too high. Third possibility is dehydration. I suggest you cut down on supplements if you are on any, take care to drink at least 6-7 glasses of water a day, and eat less of green leafy veggies, red meat etc and repeat the test after 14 days. Please discuss with your doctor. Take care!
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