Hemoglobin range, types, procedure, functions

Hb means to stand for Hemoglobin. It is an oxygen-carrying protein that containing iron, this iron is present in almost all vertebrate red blood cells. 

The hemoglobin blood test is used to measure the concentration of hemoglobin in the blood. (Hb) is a protein found in the Red blood cells (RBC). 

Hb consists of two words “heam” mean blood and “globin” mean chain.

What is the function of hemoglobin in the blood?

Hemoglobin is a protein found in Red blood cells (RBC). It supplies oxygen from the lungs to the different parts of the body like the brain, hands, feet, etc. 

After providing oxygen, it brought back carbon dioxide (CO2) to the lungs. 

what is the Normal range of hemoglobin in males and females?

The normal range of hemoglobin in males and females is as.

  •  Hemoglobin range in Males: 13 to 17 g/dl.

  • Hemoglobin range in females: 12 to 16 g/dl.

Note: The different level of  Hemoglobin in males and females is due to a different level of hormones. this difference can be due to the menses cycle in females. 

When there is an initial decrease in hemoglobin, it does not affect how you feel. But when it becomes more severe, it will cause symptoms like tiredness. 

A low hemoglobin range indicates that you are anemic.

What are the three types of hemoglobin?

There are three types of hemoglobin.

How to raise Hemoglobin levels in a female within one week

Normal hemoglobin level in females is an important factor for their health. Iron-rich fruits are the main source of hemoglobin.

Normal  Hemoglobin levels in females are about 12 to 16 mg/dl. When Hb (Haemoglobin) level decreases patients become anemic. . Normally male has more amount of hemoglobin as compare female which is 13 to 17 mg/dl. This 1 mg/dl difference is due to the menses cycle in females.

Hemoglobin test procedure

Hemoglobin can be estimated by two methods. 

2). Cyanometha hemoglobin method.

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