How Can I Lower My Hemoglobin Level?

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How Can I Lower My Hemoglobin Level?

How can I lower my hemoglobin level, other than by donating blood?

Answer

Like you already mentioned, donating blood is one of the best methods to lower hemoglobin levels.   Other steps you can take:

  • Make sure your multivitamin does not contain iron.

  • Avoid iron cookware.

  • Limit vitamin C to know more than 500 mg/day until ferritin level decreases.

  • Check iron content of your water.

  • Limit food sources high in iron, such as red meats and fortified cereals/grains.

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