A 29-year-old male asked:
My hemoglobin level is 16.8 i am eating 2 eggs daily and multivitamin which contain iron and vitamin c 500 mg how to decrease on healthy level of hb ?
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Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Take diff. multi. &: No adult males should take iron supplements unless proven deficient. Iron is a pro-oxidant that increases risk of disease and most men get plenty from their diet. Change to a multivitamin without iron.
Consider donating blood- periodically donating blood may reduce risk of acute heart attack up to 88%!
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Last updated Jan 21, 2016
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