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Is there a good diet I can give my 6yo if he has polycythemia?
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
In brief: Yes
It depends on the underlyihng cause of the polycythemia.
E.G. Living at a high altitude. I have seen it as a result of thiamine (vitamin b1) deficiency affecting oxygen censors in the brain. Everyone requires "god made" food, irrespective of any disease entity. Don't just "except" the diaghnosis blindly.

In brief: Yes
It depends on the underlyihng cause of the polycythemia.
E.G. Living at a high altitude. I have seen it as a result of thiamine (vitamin b1) deficiency affecting oxygen censors in the brain. Everyone requires "god made" food, irrespective of any disease entity. Don't just "except" the diaghnosis blindly.
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