Higher values of hemoglobin that is more than 16-17 in men and women indicate a underlying medical condition. Consult with an Apollo doctor to know your exact cause.
8.3 in both males and females are low anemia levels. Seek help of a medical professional immediately specially if you have had an operation. Do not delay.
Hemoglobin levels can decrease speedily during operative procedures and unhealthy regimes. The effect can be seen as early as two weeks.
It has been found that fruits and vegetables such as bananas, apples, apricots, papayas, tomatoes, spinach and water melon are known to increase hemoglobin levels in the body.
Patients with diabetes are more susceptible to anemia. So, maintain your blood sugar levels and stay vigilant about anemia. Check your blood sugar levels regularly.
You are immediately advised to take medications and be active everyday (45mins of brisk walk) daily. Avoid refined carbohydrates and sugars. Additionally, fill half of your plate with non starchy vegetables at every meal, and include lean protein and plant based fat to assist with blood sugar control