With the rainy season coming to a halt, the incidence of dengue and mosquito borne diseases is now on the rise in different parts of the country. In this disease, platelets in the body are reduced rapidly, which also leads to loss of life of the patient.So how to increase your platelet count?
Doctors say the normal platelets count inside a fit person should be from 1.5 lakh to 4.5 million. You may also have to be hospitalized if you reach this level below the normal range.
You can take some home remedies to prevent such a situation. Today we explain what you can use to increase the level of your platelets count in the body.
Iron increases platelet count
Iron is considered very important to increase the number of platelets (Platelets) count in the body. Its deficiency can cause a dangerous disease like anemia. You can eat things like cereals, rajma, dark chocolate or pulses to increase the amount of iron in the body.
Here is a list of 12 iron rich food
- Liver and other organ meats
- Red meat
- pumkin seeds
- Dark chocolate
Vitamin C rich food
Vitamin C is considered very important in strengthening the immune system in the body. Increased vitamin C increases the count of platelets in the body. It also helps in absorbing the iron present in the body. For vitamin C you can eat things like citrus fruits like oranges, seasonal or ripe fruits, capsicum, or strawberries.
Regular intake of green vegetables
According to doctors, the adult person’s body needs 400 micrograms of folate a day. That’s where pregnant women should have 600 micrograms of folate all the time. Their body may get sick when it is below this level. You can make up for this deficiency by consuming things like rice, yeast, green leafy vegetables, and spinach.
It is very important to have an adequate presence of vitamin K in the body to strengthen the bones. Platelet count and bleeding improve in people who have the right amount of vitamin-k. You can consume things like soybeans, leafy vegetables like turnip, spinach, banana, or pumpkin to make up for its deficiency in the body.
Vitamin D builds Platelets
Vitamin D produces blood cells and platelets (Platelets) in the body. Vitamin D is also considered very essential for strengthening bone, muscles, nervous system, and immune system in the body. If you are 19-70 years old, your body should have about 15 micrograms of vitamin D at all times. To meet this requirement you can consume cereals, orange juice, soy milk, mushrooms, milk-yogurt, egg yellow, fatty fish, salmon-tuna fish, or fish liver oil.
Vitamin B12 is essential for red blood cells
Vitamin B12 is essential in the body to make red blood cells in the body. People over the age of 14 should have 2.4 micrograms at all times and pregnant women should have 2.8 micrograms of vitamin-B12 in their bodies. You can use dairy products like milk, curd, ghee to make up for its deficiency. However, cow’s milk can cause problems in the production of platelets in humans.
Foods rich in Vitamin 12
- Animal liver and kidneys
- Sea fish like sardines and Tuna
- Fortified cereals
- Fortified nutritional Yeast
So these are some natural ways by which you can increase your platelet count in the blood.
Consuming these foods will be very much beneficial during dengue where platelets in our blood go down and cause dengue hemorrhagic fever and may lead to a fatal outcome.