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high hemoglobin levels. what does that mean?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Depends: On whether you have symptoms. This is called hemoconcentration and it happens normally when you live on a high mountain. When it happens at ground level it means that oxygen is being used in your system inefficiently. The commonest cause is vitamin B1 deficiency.
Answered on May 24, 2018
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