Other than taking iron pills. What other way can I build my hemo 2 months before BBL surgery?

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Hemoglobin levels

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Thank you for your question.

The best person to discuss this with would be your plastic surgeon seeing as every surgeon may have a slightly different protocol. Common causes of low hemoglobin levels are due to deficiencies in iron, vitamin C and B12 so I would recommend including these supplements in your diet. I would also eat iron and vitamin C rich foods such as red meat, spinach, almonds, oranges, strawberries and broccoli. This should help raise your hemoglobin levels. Best of luck!
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