Iron Toxicity

Dr. Andrew B. Chung, MD/PhD andrew at heartmdphd.com
Mon Aug 4 00:23:45 EST 2003


"Steve Harris" <sbharris at ix.RETICULATEDOBJECTcom.com> wrote in message news:<bgkhp9$ojm$1 at slb6.atl.mindspring.net>...
> "Virginia" <vodine at direct.ca> wrote in message
> news:viqjic7mgj9sa5 at corp.supernews.com...
> > I've also seen information that iron overload can cause
>  heart problems -
> > hence the greater percentage of men having problems than
>  women - as women
> > lose a lot of iron with their menses.
> 
> That's in adults. It takes a decade at least to build up
> that much iron.
> 
> 
> > Iron-supplemented baby formula is SCARY.
> 
> Only to the uninformed. Unless you're still drinking it, my
> dear?  Maybe giving it to hubby on the side?
> 
> SBH

Dr. Harris is correct in his assessment that growing babies need extra
iron to prevent iron deficiency anemia.

--
Dr. Andrew B. Chung, MD/PhD
Board-Certified Cardiologist
http://www.heartmdphd.com



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