What causes a high leukocyte count in the blood?

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Posted on Mon, 8 Jun 2015 in Ayurveda
Question: I am having wbc to the level of 17000 and around but I am not suffering from any disease. Dr suggests tests which ate very costly and I may not be able to afford. I am already 71 plus. Please suggest ayurvedic medicine for my ailment. Thanks and regards
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Answered by Dr. Munish Sood 51 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Leukocytosis

Detailed Answer:
Dear
Thanks for contacting Ayurveda with your health concern.

1. A high leulocyte count does not mean that there is disease inside the body but can also indicate any ongoing infection,stress, inflammation, or allergy which will require further investigation ( as your doctor has asked)

PS. To diagnose a disease, apart from WBC one has to go for DLC (differential leukocyte count) for differential diagnosis of Leukemia

2. If you cannot afford the tests look for the associated symptoms like fatigue,fever, weight loss,bleeding and then act accordingly.

3. Till then:
.Avoid: food high in fat,sugar and salt
.Take: low carbohydrate and diet rich in antioxidants (C & E), onion, garlic,grapes, green tea, vinegar,carrots,amla,orange.

Dr. Munish Sood
Consultant & Physician
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