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Exhausted with unexplained pain? You could have haemochromatosis


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by Grace McGettigan
08th May 2021

Read time: 8 mins

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We spoke with three Irish women who are living with haemochromatosis about what the condition is, how it’s diagnosed, and what life is like with the so-called ‘Celtic Curse’…

Haemochromatosis, nicknamed the Celtic Curse, is more common in Ireland than anywhere else in the world. The genetic condition can lead to both severe organ damage and death, yet it’s still widely unheard of here. For that reason, we want to help raise awareness for haemochromatosis, as well as the importance of early detection. They say knowledge is power, and with an early diagnosis, there’s no reason why people with this illness can’t live a...

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