Short Answer: Even if genetics and other bloodwork don’t look like hemochromatosis, sky-high ferritin justifies trying to lower it with blood donation or phlebotomy if inflammation markers are low. If this doesn’t work, oxidative stress should be investigated.

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  1. Could also be drinking too much red wine or alcohol in general. That could raise ferritin but would also raise some liver enzymes.

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