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How can one lower ones monocytes

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How can one lower ones monocytes
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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
63 years of age; male monocyte level is 17.9; no disease known;
Doctor: Dr. R. Bora, Doctor replied 6 years ago
Elevated monocyte count (known as monocytosis) is generally seen with viral or other infections like parasites, tuberculosis.
It can also be associated with autoimmune disorders, blood disorders and sometimes cancers.

I would suggest that you see your GP first and get thoroughly examined clinically to correlate your findings. You can also get a peripheral bood smear done to look for any abnormal blood cells.

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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
WOnder if there is anything I can do diet-wise or any other natural way of lowering the monocyte reading from 17.9 to 11 % or less? d
Doctor: Dr. R. Bora, Doctor replied 6 years ago
First you have to recognize that the high monocyte count indicates that you are having a chronic infection in your body.
Diet may only help to improve your immune status slightly and you will have to take medicines such as supplements / vitamins to increase your immunity.

You should see a nutritionist for a good diet. You should also consult an infectious disease specialist to evaluate the reason for the monocytosis.

You can however stick to a high protein diet to improve your immune status. Also take protein supplements.

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