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My ferritin levels is 330 i am a male aged 62 and do drink

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my ferritin levels is 330 i am a male aged 62 and do drink and try to monitor and limit.can i lower my ferritin levels by drinking less alcohol?
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: none just seem a doctor and he was relaxed and said to reduce which i will. question is can i lower it by by lifestyle cahnge
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no had full mot and this was the only thing
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 8 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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Ferritin level also goes up with iron rich foods like green leafy vegetables, red meat besides alcohol consumption.
Hence, you will need to cut down on alcohol and also on red meat and green leafy vegetables to lower ferritin level over time.

How is your liver enzymes?
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