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Posted on Sat, 15 Jul 2017 in Blood Disorders
Question: I have low energy and get light headed frequently.
Dr told me I had low testerone and low red cell count.
What is missing, and what can be done to improve cell count???
Tha
nks XXXXXXX Wellener
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 18 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You are suffering from anemia

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear.
I have gone through the details.

So you have low testosterone which can be explained by ageing and this leads to anemia which is inappropriate quantity of hemoglobin. You require following tests to know the exact reason and then the treatment can be planned to cure it.
Complete blood counts
Iron profile
Ferritin.
Please revert with the reports so that I am better able to help.

Thanks and regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 43 minutes later
Thanks for the follow up.
Are there any temporary options while I am waiting for tests etc. that might help with the energy level and dizziness
Would there be any advantage to taking vitamin or other supplements
Can I make any change to diet that might help.
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 5 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Hello. It will take time to improve

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear.

Anemia takes time to improve. Meanwhile you can take vitamin c, folic acid, and B12 supplements. It will help. Eat fresh fruits and veggies. Yoga and meditation will also help to improve symptoms of low energy.

Thanks and regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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