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Dietary intake to increase haemoglobin levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   how do i increase my haemoglobin
Doctor :   You need to take foods rich in iron like dates, green leafy vegetables and red meat.
Doctor :   You should also take groundnuts, jaggery also.
User :   k
Doctor :   Dietary management is helpful only if Hb levels are above 10mg/dL
Doctor :   If it is less than that in women or less than 12mg/dL in men then
Doctor :   Iron supplements need to be taken
User :   ok
User :   i suffered from malaria
Doctor :   ok
User :   hence there was a reduction
Doctor :   You need a balanced diet too. After the blood loss your body will take time to\
Doctor :   rejuvenate the blood cells
User :   k
Doctor :   What is the Hb% now?
User :   thanks
User :   its around 12
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You may need iron supplements then.
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   I suggest that you take Cap. Dexorange 2 caps twice daily after food
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