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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; 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 sources see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=nutrient&dbid=63. ...Read more

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How to increase hemoglobin of a 1st grader child from 9g/dl to normal level of 12g/dl?

How to increase hemoglobin of a 1st grader child from 9g/dl to normal level of 12g/dl?

Usually iron: The most common anemia in children is iron deficiency, so usually giving enough iron can correct the anemia over time. I would talk with your pediatrician to find out the proper dosage and for how long to give and have your childs blood checked again. ...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 can I increase my hemoglobin level in one month?

How can I increase my hemoglobin level in one month?

Altitude: If you stay at higher altitude for a while, it changes the hemoglobin molecule to better bind oxygen. It an adaptation to an atmosphere that has less available oxygen than at sea level (about 20%). ...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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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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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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We have a son of 1.5 years old. Her hemoglobin is 10. Please suggest a quick and good weight to increase weight and improve health with normal bp?

We have a son of 1.5 years old. Her hemoglobin is 10. Please suggest a quick and good weight to increase weight and improve health with normal bp?

Son of 1.5 years: Can you refrrase your question, we can not understand 1.5 years with hemoglobin of 10 is not that bad he can take vitamins with iron and if it does not go up he should be tested for other causes of anemia, have his blood lead level done as well.Second part of the question we need more information, so refrase and send back. ...Read more

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My.Mrs.Blood report shows 8.3 hemoglobin.Pls advise medicine is required?.Also pls.Advise food habits to increase hemoglobin.

My.Mrs.Blood report shows 8.3 hemoglobin.Pls advise medicine is required?.Also pls.Advise food habits to increase hemoglobin.

See your doctor: Your hemoglobin is low. This could come from many possible sources, including occult blood loss. Please see your doctor so that the reason for your low hemoglobin can be found and treated. You may also need iron or other nutrient replacement. Iron can come easily from meat and other foods such as fortified oatmeal, beans, and spinach. But you need to find the reason for the anemia first. ...Read more

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How can I naturally increase my rbc, hct and hemoglobin?

How can I naturally increase my rbc, hct and hemoglobin?

See below: If you have normal levels, other than moving to a significant altitude there is not much more you can do. Taking additional iron, B12 or Folic Acid will not help, as red cell production is tightly regulated. If you have anemia, however, a proper diagnosis maybe need. The most common cause of anemia in the world is iron deficiency, but there are other causes. ...Read more

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