How to Calculate your Blood Count and Gauge your Life Expectancy?

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Hemoglobin is produced in the red blood cells. The blood count is a measure of how much hemoglobin there is in the body.

Blood count is a term used to refer to a number that measures the amount of hemoglobin present in a person’s blood. 

In order to understand what a blood count means, we need to understand what hemoglobin does for our bodies. Hemoglobin is an iron-containing protein found in red blood cells that makes up about half of the protein content found in human blood. It takes oxygen from air and binds it with carbon dioxide, which releases oxygen as it breaks down when our bodies need more energy or when we are exercising.

A blood count is a measure of how many red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets are present in a given volume of blood. It is used as an indicator of health and in the diagnosis and management of diseases.

Blood count is an important part of your overall health and can be used to determine your life expectancy.

There are many ways to calculate your blood count. Some of them can be completed in a few seconds, while others may take a lot of time.

To calculate your red blood cell count, you will need to collect three milliliters of blood from the vein in your arm. To calculate your white blood cell count, you will need to collect two milliliters of blood from the vein in your arm.

What is a Normal Blood Count and Why is it Important for Patients?

A normal blood count is a measure of the number of white blood cells and red blood cells in the circulating blood. It is important for patients to know their own normal values because it helps them to understand what a low or high count looks like.

A low white blood cell count can be caused by many factors, including infections, autoimmune diseases, and malignancies. A low red blood cell count can be caused by many factors, including dehydration, anemia, and chronic diseases such as cancer. If you are concerned about your health or the health of someone you love, talk to your doctor about what a normal range should be for your specific situation.

Hemoglobin(Hb):
RBCs:
Increased value tells us about Heart Defects, bronchial, lung, kidney, and liver disease.

Leukocytes:
Tells us that one is suffering from infections and inflammation.

Platelets:
If they are more than normal , one may be suffering from tuberculosis, ulcerative, colitis or cirrhosis of the liver.

SEE or ROE:
If the values are more than normal it may  indicate infections, anemia, kidney disease, hormonal disorders, and pregnancy.

Glucose:
An overabundance of glucose  means inadequate and irregular nutrition. , hormonal disorders, a deficiency indicates diabetes mellitus. 

Total Protein:

It goes down when your liver, kidney deteriorates and you suffer from malnutrition. 

Total bilirubin:

When hepatitis, cholelithiasis, or red blood cell destruction occurs bilirubin rises

Achieve an Optimal Blood Marker with These Tips

With a low-carb diet, it is important to keep track of the blood markers. There are certain foods that are good sources of carbs and others that are not.

Optimize your blood markers by following these tips:

-Consume more vegetables, fruits, and whole grains -Avoid processed foods -Eat lean proteins -Limit saturated fats and trans fats