Understanding High Hemoglobin Levels: Causes and Implications
What is Hemoglobin and How is it Measured? Hemoglobin is a protein found in red blood cells that is responsible for carrying oxygen from the lungs to the body’s tissues and organs. Measuring hemoglobin levels is a common part of a routine blood test and is used to evaluate a person’s overall health and detect any underlying medical conditions. There…Read More »
What is RDW in a Blood Test?
Understanding RDW and its significance in blood tests Red cell Distribution Width (RDW) is a measurement of the variation in size of red blood cells (RBCs) in a blood sample. Typically, red blood cells are of a similar size, and the RDW value is low. However, when there is a significant variation in the size of the RBCs, the RDW…Read More »