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I am a pure vegetarian and wanted to know which fruits and vegetables i can eat to increase hemoglobin content in my body?

I am a pure vegetarian and wanted to know which fruits and vegetables i can eat to increase hemoglobin content in my body?

It depends...: This depends on whether you are deficient in iron, B12 or folate (folic acid); if so, then increasing your levels will increase hemoglobin; if not then it won't make a difference. There are no good vegetable sources of b12- you need to supplement with it. For good sources of iron see http://www.Vrg.Org/nutrition/iron.Php for folate (folic acid) sources see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=nutrient&dbid=63. ...Read more

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How can I increase hemoglobin levels?

How can I increase hemoglobin levels?

Need more info: What is your hemoglobin? If it is low, you need to consult your doctor to ascertain the cause. The treatment depends on the cause of anemia. ...Read more

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How do I increase hemoglobin content in my own blood?

How do I increase hemoglobin content in my own blood?

Depends: Is your hb low or do you want to have it higher than normal? If it is low, first step is to determine the cause and treat the cause. Living at high altitude will raise the hb level in a normal person with normal hb. ...Read more

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How to increase my hemoglobin level from 13 to 14 and how much time do i need to do so ??

How to increase my hemoglobin level from 13 to 14 and how much time do i need to do so ??

Normal hemoglobin: Normal haemoglobin levels vary from lab to lab, but for men, normal levels are from around 13.8 to 17.2. Iron-rich foods include most meats, chicken, and some surprises like oysters and sardines. Better yet, get iron from healthy plant sources instead: try lentils, beans, & spinach. Check for hidden bleeding from stomach ulcers. Ask a Dr to assess why you are anemic. Recheck levels in a month. ...Read more

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My hemoglobin is 9, I feel weak. How do I increase my iton with diet?

My hemoglobin is 9, I feel weak. How do I increase my iton with diet?

YOU NEED TO SEE MD: Hmoglobin of 9 gms in 32 year old needs further investigation, beside lack of iron in diet which is not that common, you may be losing blood from GI tract causing the anemia, in females most common cause is too much blood loss during periodsif you are female you need a gyn exam and ultrasound of pelvis and treatmen of any condition foundt.If normal endo/colonoscopy and find the cause.Iron suplemment+. ...Read more

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I have a question about hemoglobin. I got a blood test 7 days ago and my level was 111. Can I raise it to 120 in 9 days?

I have a question about hemoglobin. I got a blood test 7 days ago and my level was 111. Can I raise it to 120 in 9 days?

No: If you're a wee bit anemic, you need to find the cause and address it. Do this as a service / duty to yourself, not to "treat a lab value". If it's simply your monthly loss as a woman, or ill-advised non-supplementing vegetarianism, treating it may be easy. But simply taking iron can mask a bleeding ulcer or worse. Your physician is your best guide. ...Read more

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What is the best way for a person to increase their hemoglobin?

What is the best way for a person to increase their hemoglobin?

Depends: Is your hb low or do you want it to be higher than normal? If it is low, first step is to determine the cause and treat the cause. If you are deficient in iron, a common cause of anemia, spinach, crude sugar, and red meats will provide iron. Living at high altitude will raise the hb in a normal person. ...Read more

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How to reduce weight ? How to increase hemoglobin ?

How to reduce weight ? How to increase hemoglobin ?

In order to : Lose weight you need to expend more calories than you consume. To improve HGB you first have to know the cause for the decrease. There are dozens, and must know the specifics, to make a plan. ...Read more

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How can the hemoglobin level in the body be increased?

How can  the hemoglobin level in the body be increased?

Depends: Depends on the reason that it is low. About the only thing that you can do on your own is dietary. If you have anemia because of low iron or vitamin deficiency, then improving your diet may help. ...Read more

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What are some foods that can increase my hemoglobin level?

What are some foods that can increase my hemoglobin level?

Depends: Is your hb low or do you want to have it higher than normal? If it is low, first step is to determine the cause and treat the cause. If you are deficient in iron, a common cause of anemia, spinach, crude sugar, and red meats will provide iron. ...Read more

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What is best natural way to raise your hemoglobin level quickly?

What is best natural way to raise your hemoglobin level quickly?

Find the cause: Please forgive me. If you are anemic, you need to find the reason. It may be something as simple as heavy periods or ill-advised vegetarianism without supplementing. Or it may warn of an ulcer or cancer. As a lab specialist, the foremost principle is "Don't treat the lab value." If you are involved in "natural healing", get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner. ...Read more

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How do you increase the hemoglobin in your blood without taking any medicine?

How do you increase the hemoglobin in your blood without taking any medicine?

Hemoglobin: It really depends on the cause of your anemia. If it's iron deficiency then eating foods rich in iron might help. Simply living at a higher altitude will raise hemoglobin. Other causes of anemia include b12/folate deficiency. Again, search for foods rich in these vitamins. ...Read more

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My hemoglobin level is increased every time.So what is the best solution to reduce the increase in hemoglobin level?

My hemoglobin level is increased every time.So what is the best solution to reduce the increase in hemoglobin level?

Why?: The question is really -- "why is my HGB increasing?" if you live at high alititudes the oxygen level is decreased and the body produces for erythropoietin (epo) to increase HGB to allow more oxygen carrying capacity. This is physiologic (normal). Smoking and sleep apnea can cause low oxygen states. If a negative sleep study and no smoking then can check epo level and jak2 testing to rule out pv. ...Read more

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What kind of food can I take to increase hemoglobin levels during pregnancy?

What kind of food can I take to increase hemoglobin levels during pregnancy?

Oral iron: It would be easier to take oral iron supplement and multivitamin. See this site for information on iron rich foods. http://www.webmd.com/diet/iron-rich-foods ...Read more

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Can i take injection to increase my hemoglobin. mine is 9 my doctor asked to take it?my age is 22

Can i take injection to increase my hemoglobin. mine is 9 my doctor asked to take it?my age is 22

Most likely not: In a young woman, anemia is most often from menstrual bleeding which would be corrected with medication to regulate menstruation and iron replacement (a pill, not an injection). In some situations such as vitamin deficiency or kidney disfunction, injectable medications help. Hopefully, your doc is already on the road to correcting this which is important. Do follow-up with him/her for treatment ...Read more

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I have a low ferritin and normal hemoglobin. Also i have gastritis and can't take iron. How can i raise ferritin level?

I have a low ferritin and normal hemoglobin. Also i have gastritis and can't take iron. How can i raise ferritin level?

Intravenous iron: Iron can be administered intravenously and sufficient amount can be given in one sitting to correct any iron deficiency. You would need to consult your doctor for the need and advisability of this treatment. ...Read more

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Aside of injection what is the food that can help to increase hemoglobin because sometimes i miss to inject after dialysis.

Aside of injection what is the food that can help to increase hemoglobin because sometimes i miss to inject after dialysis.

Anemia: Anemia in kidney failure is due to lack of erythropoeitin, which is injected with each HD session. It can be taken subcutaneously once a week. Ask about that possibility. Iron deficiency contributes to anemia. Foods rich in iron may help but typically dialysis patients require iron supplements. There is no natural stimulant or replacement of erythropoetin. ...Read more

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I need to donate blood on Friday but my hemoglobin level was 11.5 on Monday. What can I do to increase my HG levels in 3 days, so I can donate?

I need to donate blood on Friday but my hemoglobin level was 11.5 on Monday. What can I do to increase my HG levels in 3 days, so I can donate?

Anemia evaluation: You are anemic and you should have a medical evaluation to determine the cause of your anemia: no quick 3 day cure- please get checked for the cause of your anemia: most common causes in women are iron deficiency and folic acid deficiency. ...Read more