What is RBC?

What is RBC? on Muscles Building Blog

What is RBC?

RBC stays for  red blood cells count.

RBC are very important for your health and it directly affects how you feel, if the amount is too low then person may experience: fatigue shortness of breath dizziness, weakness, or lightheadedness, particularly when you change positions quickly increased heart rate headaches pale skin and if amount is too high person may experience: fatigue shortness of breath joint pain tenderness in the palms of the hands or soles of the feet itching skin, particularly after a shower or bath sleep disturbance.

So in order to stay on safe side it is good to have test done and generally speaking we recommend having blood work done at least once per year and if you are steroid user then twice per yer or after each cycle.

What is the normal range?

According to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society:

Normal RBC range for men is 4.7 to 6.1 million cells per microliter (mcL).

The normal RBC range for women who aren’t pregnant is 4.2 to 5.4 million mcL.

The normal RBC range for children is 4.0 to 5.5 million mcL.

These ranges may vary depending on the laboratory or doctor.

Which Steroids Affect RBC?

Some steroids like Equipose and Anadrol are well known for raising RBC if used at high dosage and too long so again RBC test comes to help here, you have to monitor what is going inside your body, right?

What Makes Red Blood Cells So Important?

1. Carries Oxygen To Your Entire Body
2. Keeps The Lungs Healthy
3. Keeps Your pH (alkaline/acid) Balanced
4. Important For Brain Function (ever needed fresh air to think? outdoor air is much less polluted than indoor air.) 5. Important For All Cardiovascular Function
6. Important For Digestive Health (Metabolism)
7. Healthy Red Blood Cells Prevent Cancer & Respiratory Failure

What to do if after blood test for RBC it shows too low?

Well you can add some changes to your nutrition. Add in your nutrition regimen iron rich foods like red meat, such as beef. organ meat, such as kidney and liver. dark, leafy, green vegetables, such as spinach and kale. dried fruits, such as prunes and raisins. beans. legumes. egg yolks.

Good luck, stay healthy!

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