H

Hemochromatosis – Causes, Risk Factors and Medications.

Definition Hemochromatosis is an iron disorder in which the body simply loads too much iron. This action is genetic and the excess iron, if left untreated, can damage joints, organs, and eventually be fatal.   Types of hemochromatosis Hereditary hemochromatosis isn’t the only type of hemochromatosis. Other types include: Juvenile …

Read More »

Hyperpigmentation – causes, treatment and prevention

Hyperpigmentation – Definition Hyperpigmentation refers to areas of skin where an excess of melanin has been produced and formed deposits, causing skin patches that appear darker than the surrounding skin. Common skin areas that experience hyperpigmentation or dyschromia are the face, arms, and hands.  Age spots, liver spots, freckles, sun …

Read More »