How to Increase Hemoglobin

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What is Hemoglobin?

Hemoglobin is a very important component of blood and its function is to  transport oxygen from the lungs to the different How to Increase Haemoglobinparts/tissues of the body and  in exchange to that it collects carbon dioxide from different tissues and  transports back to the lungs.

Hemoglobin, abbreviated or scientific name Hb or Hgb, is produced in developing red blood cells in the bone marrow.  It  gives blood its red color. Low hemoglobin means low oxygen in blood. In order to compensate lowered oxygen in blood, the body tries to enhance the output of the heart. This result in many adverse conditions.

Normal hemoglobin vales are: (roughly not exactly)

Adult  Males: 13.5-17g/dl;  Females:12-15g/dl;  Females in Pregnancy :11-12g/dl;  Children :11-16g/dl

Using  some simple Health Tips,  change in   Lifestyle  and dietary changes, we can increase the hemoglobin content. Here’s  some  tips on How to Increase Hemoglobin.

It is always advisable  to increase hemoglobin in blood, by naturally. There are many fruits and vegetables which can be used to increase hemoglobin level in the body naturally.Some of these are : 


This fruit provides Iron and high levels of Proteins, Carbohydrates, Potassium, Vitamin C and vitamin B. Because of Iron content in watermelon is at a high level, it increases  the level of stamina and energy of the body.


All berries (Blackberries, Blueberries, Cranberries, Strawberries) contains Iron.These fruits in  addition with Iron contains lots of Antioxidants, Vitamin A and E.


Dates in Wet or dried are considered as nutritious. Along with iron they contain Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium and vitamins A and B. Dates will also  boost  your energy level.

Guavas helps in the treatment of iron-deficiency anemia and they  also prevent leukemia.

1.Vitamins and minerals:

Vitamins B6, B9, B12 and C will  help in improvement of  hemoglobin levels. They help in the optimal absorption of iron in the body, Beet Root Juice to Increase  Haemoglobinwhich is a major component of the hemoglobin protein. Green leafy vegetables, eggs and citrus fruits are high in vitamins and minerals. Including these fruits and vegetables in a diet ensures, you get the recommended daily balanced diet and  nutrients. Vitamin C helps in the increased absorption of iron in the body and thereby increases hemoglobin levels.

Deficiency of folic acid will cause low hemoglobin. Eating pumpkins which are rich in vitamins and folic acid could help in to raise Hb levels.  Drinking the juice containing equal portions of   Beet Root Juice, Orange juice and Carrot juice  before breakfast help raise hemoglobin levels.

2.Iron rich foods:

Foods like whole eggs, green leafy vegetables, liver, beans, lentils, oysters and clams are rich in iron. You can also get fortified breakfast of cereals. These cereals are rich in artificially enhanced iron. Non vegetarian sources of iron are usually considered better than vegetarian sources,  because the bioavailability of iron is more in the Non Vegetarian. So if you are a non vegetarian, try to include lean cuts of meat in your diet. Shellfish are also extremely helpful in increasing iron content. One ounce of almonds every day provides 6% of iron

3. Herbs:

Angelica Plant for HemoglobinCertain herbs can increase your hemoglobin content by helping your body in absorbing iron better.  Withania, for instance, is an Ayurvedic herb, Using the dried powder of this herb can significantly increase hemoglobin content in the body. Nettle leaf is another useful herb  that is a rich source of iron.  Adding fresh chopped parsley to your foods can help add iron content in your food too. The other useful herb is Angelica. Though it is usually used for the treatment of menstrual cramps and menopause, Angelica can be useful for the treatment of anemia too.

4.Avoid certain foods:

Adding of some foods into your diet will increase your hemoglobin content, at the same time you will have to eliminate certain foods from diet. High caffeine contenting food can be detrimental to your body and restrain from iron absorption. Foods containing high gluten content may also cause low absorption of iron, so consuming refined flours and products made from of it be avoided. Reduce or Moderate consumption of Alcohol, as that can have a detrimental effect on the blood hemoglobin levels. If your level of  hemoglobin is Low, then you also have to decrease intek  of dairy products till your hemoglobin levels become normal.

5.Blood transfusions:

Though blood transfusions are not natural, especially when hemoglobin levels  have fallen abysmally low, if the hemoglobin levels are life threateningly low, your doctor may recommend blood transfusions to bring the level back to normal.

40 Responses to “How to Increase Hemoglobin”

  1. Nilesh July 2, 2013 at 7:31 am #

    great informative article !
    Watermelon has 92% of water and electrolytes, it keeps my body hydrated :-)

  2. nithin July 20, 2013 at 6:02 am #

    thanks its very help ful 2 me…!!

  3. prashant patel July 23, 2013 at 6:03 am #

    how can increse my hemoglobin as early as possible in ten days.

    • admin July 23, 2013 at 3:51 pm #

      Eat jaggery with pea nuts, drink Milk in the night,
      and refer the web site

  4. amiya kumar lahiri July 27, 2013 at 2:05 pm #

    I am a heart patient diabetic and high criatenine Kindly advise food content My haemoglobin is 10.8 and kreatenine is 1.68

    • admin August 7, 2013 at 4:57 pm #

      please send me details and your Phone no.I will call you

  5. Gouri Sinha August 10, 2013 at 12:01 pm #

    I’ve been suffering from Cervical Cancer from last couple of years…recently my hemoglobin level is 8.5…and day by day it is decreasing due to chemotherapy….so will you tell me how can I increase my hemoglobin level…otherwise I need to take blood before the next chemo…doctor said such…please inform me…

    • admin August 10, 2013 at 4:44 pm #

      Hello Gouri Sinha ji;
      Its quite sorry to read about your disease; however you act according to Doctors advice.Please give a call on 09246880786 we will discuss in detail

  6. Alisbah August 19, 2013 at 2:26 pm #

    My hemoglobin level is 6.7g/dl how can I increase hemoglobin in few days please help me

    • admin August 21, 2013 at 3:19 am #

      Please inform me your weight,height,job,any medicine you are taking,then i will give you a plan to increase the hemoglobin

      • Alisbah August 22, 2013 at 5:50 pm #

        Weight-50 height-5.2″ I am house wife right now I m not taking any medicine u consulted dr she said I should have iron ingection something I wanted home remedy and I don’t eat sea food

      • Alisbah August 22, 2013 at 5:52 pm #

        I am 20 years old married before 11 months

        • Alisbah August 23, 2013 at 12:53 pm #

          Right now me living in Riyadh. Please suggest me in increasing my hemoglobin. Thank you

  7. Kiran Dhanawade August 21, 2013 at 6:16 am #

    Hi , My wife have low himoglobin as 8.7 and her age is 24 and weight is 43 . How can i improve her hemoglobin level and her weight , please suggest .

    Most of the time she have cough and cold and her body have sweating at regular interval ( at Night time mostly )Please consult!

    Thanks in advance !

  8. Kiran Dhanawade August 21, 2013 at 10:34 am #

    Contine to above question…. Wife height is 5 ” Ft.

    • admin August 21, 2013 at 12:39 pm #

      Hi; Your BMI ( Body Mass Index)comes 17.2 which is under weight. You have to increase the weight by 9 kg.If you are really interested i will give you Weight Gain plan

      • Thilini September 7, 2013 at 4:04 am #

        I’m 27 years old weight is 43 height is 5.2.i’m married.having folic acid 5mg every day but my hemoglobin level is to increase my weight and hemoglobin level

  9. chinnu August 21, 2013 at 12:23 pm #

    My himoglobin level is 27 year old my weight69 and height is 5″.how can i increase my himoglobin level pls suggest me…

    • admin August 21, 2013 at 12:37 pm #

      Hi; Your BMI ( Body Mass Index)comes 29.7 which is over risk. Your weight excess in by 14 kg.If you are really interested i will give you weight gain plan

  10. melita August 22, 2013 at 2:00 pm #

    I have been told while on Alimta Chemo that my Hglobins are reduced by 30%. This makes it hard to train for the beep test. This is auavoidable as my dream job has been applied for between the end of treatment and recovery .I have scquamus cell lymphatic cancer at bay at the moment. How can I give my system a boost so I dont have muscle burn and fatigue. I only have to run 1.2 km.

    • admin August 22, 2013 at 2:35 pm #

      If you follow the “Herbalife” food plan for a minimum three months you will defenetly get benifits
      call me +91-9246880786

  11. shahida sayyed August 28, 2013 at 6:30 am #


  12. ankit kumar August 28, 2013 at 8:35 am #

    i hve 82kg weight and 5f7”height i want to increse hemoglobin quntity in my blood plz tell me about medicine….early

  13. ankit kumar August 28, 2013 at 8:37 am #

    i hve weight 82 kg and height 5f7”i wnt to increase hemo globin quantity in my blood plz tell me about medicine okzzzz

  14. Anjali Jain August 31, 2013 at 5:49 am #

    Hi r u? My tsh is 4.2. Hb is 8.1 .my height is 5′.5″.&weight is 71. I am total vegeterian so pls suggest me hw can i increase my hb

  15. Naveen August 31, 2013 at 4:42 pm #

    My mother’s height is 5’3 and weight is 82. She has hemoglobin 7.6. She gets tired very easily. pls sugest

    • admin September 10, 2013 at 6:54 am #

      Hi;Mr.Naveen Ji:
      Whats the age of your mother, She has to decrease the weight upto 60 kg. Then she will get rid of all issues
      your address pls.

  16. SONIA September 4, 2013 at 6:43 pm #

    Hello sir,
    my age is 24 unmarried, doing internship, my HB Is 6.5, no intake of othermedicines, I wana hav to increase my HB level as early as possible.

  17. Naazir Hussain September 5, 2013 at 7:33 am #

    I am kidney patient with 1.8 creatinine.On 28/8/2013 my hemoglobin level was 8.8 then get admitted in hospital.Got treatment and on 1/9/2013 it came to 9.8.Got medication one injectio of TROPIN.Dr.recomended again.I want to increase it naturaly please advice me.
    Naazir Hussain

    • admin September 10, 2013 at 6:49 am #

      Hi Naazir ji:
      Please call on 09246880786

    • admin September 10, 2013 at 6:50 am #

      Please call me on 9246880786

  18. nitesh kumar chaurasia September 6, 2013 at 8:28 pm #

    my father is suffering from kidney disease his haemoglobin has reduced to 7.4 and creatinine has gone high to 6.8 pls how to increase hameoglobin and reduce creatinine level pls help and call on 8982453718 its urgent

  19. Thusneem September 8, 2013 at 8:35 am #

    Hi dr… how r u? my weight is 40 i am 18 years old i want to increse my haemoglobin level in my blood pls suggest me

    • Thusneem September 12, 2013 at 7:08 am #

      Dr pls suggest me……….

  20. Viveka goyal September 9, 2013 at 2:01 pm #

    I am 27 year old married before 4 years.and a one daughter two and half year.I am also feel very tiered. My height is 5’3 inches.My weight and HB is no improvement after medicine.My current weight is 48 and HB is 8-9.please suggest me.

    • admin September 10, 2013 at 6:47 am #

      Hi, Vivek Goyal ji:
      Your ideal weight must be around 60 kg. If its reached you will get rid of all issues. Call me on 9246880786

      • Khalid Anwar September 16, 2013 at 12:40 pm #

        Hi Admin,
        I am having Hb as 12 and i feel little tired even after i wake up in the morning some times my legs also aches.
        I eat dates and take milk but not regularly i want to increase my Hb as i cannot concentrate on anything for long..

        Please help..
        would be happy if i get your email id so that i can email to you directly..

  21. archana September 9, 2013 at 4:24 pm #

    Im married 27yrs old,taking thyroid tabs since 2yrs. I hav low hb taking folic acid tab 1 per day. Does it help me increase my hb levels?

  22. Thusneem October 9, 2013 at 4:14 pm #

    Hi Dr how r u? i am 18 years old my weight is 40 i want to increase haemoglobin level in my blood pls suggest me…….

  23. Thusneem November 28, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

    hi…… Dr how are you my weight is 40kg my haemoglobin level is very less please suggest me doctor.

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