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How does drinking beer affect the level of hemoglobin in blood?

I have the same complains like what others say..
I have been suffering from severe headache for one week now.. I went to check my health status but I found the results were normal!!
But I forgot to check Hb, the next day I went to check my HB. It was 19. I told the doctor that I used to drink three beer a day!! He said, it could be reason behind!! So give me the exact answer about the relation of HB increase and beer consumption
Mon, 31 Dec 2018
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Hello,

So drinking alcohol leads to diuresis and hemoconcentration. That's why haemoglobin was recorded too high.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Deepak Sundriyal, Oncologist
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How does drinking beer affect the level of hemoglobin in blood?

Hello, So drinking alcohol leads to diuresis and hemoconcentration. That s why haemoglobin was recorded too high. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Deepak Sundriyal, Oncologist