To diagnose anemia, your doctor will ask you about your medical and family history, do a physical exam, and order blood tests. Tests may include complete blood count (CBC). A CBC is used to count the number of blood cells in a sample of blood
The RBC count can be improved with an increase in the intake of nutrients like Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid), Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E. Furthermore, exercising regularly and reducing the consumption of alcohol can increase the RBC count in the body
One can lower red blood cell count by taking less of iron rich diet.
The best sources are red meat, poultry, fish, and shellfish. Other foods high in iron include peas, lentils, beans, tofu, dark green leafy vegetables such as spinach, dried fruits such as prunes and raisins, and iron-fortified cereals and breads
One can lower red blood cell count by taking less of iron rich diet. If iron levels get slightly lower, this can often be corrected by making appropriate dietary changes or taking supplements.