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What are the symptoms of iron overload?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
Early symptoms of iron overload include abdominal pain, fatigue, and loss of sex drive. Later symptoms include enlargement of the liver, diabetes, arthritis, and shrinking of the testicles. In severe cases, abnormal heart beat and even heart failure can occur.

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