MCH, MCV, and RDW are Abnormal

by Jennifer
(Canada)

Thank you so much for you website and your time! Over the past 2 months I have had a sudden decline in my health. Symptoms started with extreme exhaustion, nausea, vomiting and I have unintentionally lost 15lbs. My migraines have become more frequent and intense. I usually wake with a headache and nausea that occasionally goes away. Also, depression came back strong and I have gone back on Effexor after being off it for 2 years. I also always feel dehydrated all the time and urinate about 10-15 times a day. The only abnormalities flagged on my blood work were my GGT was 11, my MCH was 33.8, MCV 100.7 and RDW 11.7. I am vegan by my GP has ruled out B12 deficiency, anemia, diabetes, thyroid issues and celiac disease. I should also mention my blood pressure has ranged per visit from 88/60 to recently 104/62. He is sending me to an Internal Medicine doctor, but it could take weeks to get in.


I would love to hear back your thoughts.
With gratitude,
Jennifer

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Please read blood levels page
by: Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune System Queen

Hi Jennifer,

Please see my pages on:

MCV Blood Test

and

Vitamin B12 Levels.


Taking a vitamin B12 blood level in no way 'rules out' vitamin B12 deficiency. And considering that you are a vegan, the chances of you being B12 deficient are extremely high. There is no downside to doing Vitamin B12 Deficiency Treatment.

However, Vitamin B12 does not usually bring about SUDDEN symptoms. You might want to look into checking for parasites or some type of infection, such as Lyme. You can get a Comprehensive Parasite Test here that you can do at home.


Kerri Knox, RN

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