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Increase Haemoglobin Levels By Munakka
Whoa: If you are anemic, it is a serious business. You do not just treat a lab value. Your physician has a duty to tell you why you are anemic, if your are iron deficient why you are iron deficient, and what treatment is in order. Further, you need to know that despite all the unscientific / entertainment claim on the internet, diet isn't the key to managing most illness. Demand straight talk from ur dr. ...Read more
Need more info: It is laudable that you wish to donate blood. Do you know what your hemoglobin level is? If it is less than 12, you should consult a doctor so that the treatment may be tailored to the cause. Menstruating women often have iron deficiency and you may wish to take oral iron supplement and multivitamins. ...Read more
Up to 3 months: It can take up to 3 Months to build up new blood cells. ...Read more
Patient has increased cratenin level 3.41 and increased haemoglobin. Needs to remove blood frequently which is useless for others what causes this?
How often are you checking your hemoglobin levels after taking cannabis.
I know it is enjoyable but I strongly recommend that you don't take any cannabis for two weeks and see how things go.
You may be surprised to feel much better without cannabis.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
My haemoglobin is 8 how to increase the level which medicine should I take and my eyes r very tired?
Find cause: You must demand that your personal physician tell you why you are anemic. If he/she can't tell why or how the workup will proceed, you must get a second opinion. At your age, in a man, anemia is bleeding into the gut from an ulcer or cancer until proved otherwise. Do what you need to. ...Read more
It all depends: On why it is low in the first place. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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?
Need for oxygen:
In the womb. The high hemoglobin is needed to provide oxygen to the developing fetus. The hemoglobin also is very special in that it holds oxygen very well. Right after birth this HGB is replaced with a more needed regular HGB, that works better in an air environment. The breakdown of this large amount of hemoglobin can cause
a problem with jaundice in some babies ...Read more
Is eating 5000mcg biotin for hair can increase ur hemoglobin currently my hb is 16.8 how to get it on healthy level. ..
No and healthy: Taking biotin will not affect the Hb and yours is at a healthy level. ...Read more
How much vit c grams should I take per day to increase hemoglobin level with iron for sure and when should I take it?
One Thousand mg: You can take 1000 mg per day ...Read more
Depends: Can't...Or can take iron if you are deficient. ...Read more
I have severe restless leg syndrome. My ferritin level is only 5, hemoglobin 11. Which type of iron supplement is best to raise ferritin?
Any: Any over the counter iron supplement should work. Try 1 and see how your stomach tolerates it. ...Read more
Hematocrit level was 56%. Hemoglobin level was 18.0. Rbc level was 6.0. White blood cells & playlets normal. Am I at increased risk for dvt/clots?
Are they too high?: Most people are trying to increase their hemoglobin levels because low levels would be a sign of anemia (low blood count). If your hemoglobin levels are too high it may be mild polycythemia due to cigarette smoking, or more serious form of "thick blood" called polycythemia vera. This condition requires treatment, sometimes in the form of medication, & sometimes by removing blood from your body! ...Read more