Haemoglobin Test in Chandigarh
A haemoglobin test is done to examine the level of haemoglobin in your blood.
A haemoglobin test is predominantly used to check for anaemia, a condition in which your red blood cells are fewer than it should be. If you are anaemic, your cells will not receive the kind of oxygen it should.
Your doctor will recommend haemoglobin test for you if you show symptoms of anaemia like weakness, dizziness, pale skin and cold feet and hands.
Also if your family has a history of thalassemia, this test will be recommended for you. Moreover, if you diet lacks iron and minerals, you might have to take the test.
A haemoglobin test measures the amount of haemoglobin in your blood. Haemoglobin is a protein in your red blood cells that carries oxygen from your lungs to the crucial parts of your body. If your haemoglobin levels are abnormal, it is an indication that you have a blood disease.
Reference Values Of Haemoglobin Test
The normal range for haemoglobin is:
• For men, 13.5 to 17.5 grams per decilitre
• For women, 12.0 to 15.5 grams per decilitre
Low haemoglobin levels may indicate:
• Iron deficiency
• Liver Disorder
• In certain Cancers
High haemoglobin levels may indicate:
• Lung disease
• Heart disease
• Polycythaemia vera, a disorder in which your body makes way too many red blood cells than needed. It can cause headaches, weakness, and breathing issues.
If any of these levels seem abnormal, it does not necessarily mean that you have a medical condition. Lot of factors play a role while the testing happens like diet, other medications etc. Talk to your doctor to help you evaluate the results.
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