41 Solutions for Low red blood cells (Anemia)

Eat iron rich foods

Food & Beverages

21 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 62% reported success

sentiment_neutral 38% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Transfusion - blood

Physician Intervention

20 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 95% reported success

sentiment_neutral 5% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Exercise

Self-Management

19 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 53% reported success

sentiment_neutral 47% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Cruciferous vegetables

Food & Beverages

Cauliflower, cabbage, kale, garden cress, bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and similar green leaf vegetables.

17 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 47% reported success

sentiment_neutral 53% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Vitamin D

OTC Meds

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

15 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 20% reported success

sentiment_neutral 80% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Iron supplements

Supplement

12 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 75% reported success

sentiment_neutral 25% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

High protein foods

Food & Beverages

11 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 27% reported success

sentiment_neutral 73% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Red Meat (lean)

Food & Beverages

9 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 22% reported success

sentiment_neutral 78% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Vitamin B complex daily (1, 6, 12)

Supplement

9 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 56% reported success

sentiment_neutral 44% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Iron IVS/transfusions

Physician Intervention

7 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 86% reported success

sentiment_neutral 14% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

STC (stem cell transplants)

Physician Intervention

6 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 17% reported success

sentiment_neutral 83% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Hold maintenance medications with MM specialist supervision

Physician Intervention

6 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Chicken

Food & Beverages

6 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 17% reported success

sentiment_neutral 83% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Legumes, beans

Food & Beverages

5 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 20% reported success

sentiment_neutral 80% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Eggs

Food & Beverages

5 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

B12 injections

Prescription

4 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 50% reported success

sentiment_neutral 50% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Salmon

Food & Beverages

4 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Aranesp injections

Physician Intervention

Especially when hemoglobin drops below 10 or during dyalisis.

4 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

See a nutristionist

Self-Management

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Procrit injections to help produce red blood cells

Physician Intervention

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Drink (a little) red wine

Food & Beverages

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Dried dates

Food & Beverages

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 33% reported success

sentiment_neutral 67% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Pace myself and listen to my body - balance physical activities with quiet reading

Self-Management

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Beets or beet juice

Food & Beverages

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Eat liver

Food & Beverages

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Lower cancer load or transfusions

Physician Intervention

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Whole cereals

Food & Beverages

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 50% reported success

sentiment_neutral 50% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Improved on its own over time

Other Remedies

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Darbepoetin Alfa Injection

Physician Intervention

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Black eyed peas

Food & Beverages

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Nuts - Cashews

Food & Beverages

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Carrots or beet juice

Food & Beverages

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Removed carfilzomib/dex from maintenance regim

Physician Intervention

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Vitamin C

Supplement

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Iron sulfate or iron chelate NOT iron oxide

Supplement

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Figs

Food & Beverages

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Folic acid daily

Supplement

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Moringa tea at night

Food & Beverages

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Epoetin Alfa injection

Physician Intervention

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Cook in an iron skillet

Other Remedies

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Tuna

Food & Beverages

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

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