Platelets are blood cells which help to stop bleeding when you get cuts and injuries. The less number of platelet count is a major health issue. So, we try to maintain the platelet count in our blood with a healthy lifestyle and eating habits.
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• Reasons behind low platelet count
Lesser numbers of platelet count is a serious problem as it shows blood loss from your body.
Two reasons behind this problem are:
• They are getting damaged.
• Less number of production.
There are many reasons behind this problem which includes:
1. Less production of platelets due to viral infection, unnecessary consumption of alcohol, chemotherapy, leukemia, anemia and lack of vitamin B12.
2. Platelets are present in the spleen because of cancer or severe liver disease.
3. Breakdown of platelets because of some health problems like an infection in the blood, reaction of medicine, TTP, ITP, and autoimmune disease.
Signs of low platelets are a weakness, rashes on the skin, bleeding through urine, continued bleeding from cuts, etc.
Follow these home remedies you can increase your platelets count:
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1- Papaya and papaya leaves
Papaya and its leaves are very helpful for increasing the number of platelet counts. According to a research by Asian Institute of Science and Technology, Malaysia, consuming ripe papaya and drinking its leaves juice can increase your platelet count. You can also drink papaya juice with little lemon juice.
2- Pumpkin and its seeds
Pumpkin is full of many nutrients that help in producing protein, which is essential to increase the platelets count. Also, consumption of pumpkin and its seeds helps in the production of Vitamin A in your body.
3- Lemon juice
Lemon contain good amount of vitamin C which is helpful for maintaining platelets count in your body and boosts immunity.
Amla is rich in vitamin C and provide all the benefits of lemon. Apart from this amla contains antioxidants that help to prevent various health problems.
Consuming a glass of beet root can help you to increase platelets count in your body.
6- Wheat grass
According to the international journal of universal pharmacy and life sciences, consuming wheat grass can help in increasing the number platelets count in our body because wheatgrass is a rich source of chlorophyll. Consume regularly half glass of wheatgrass with lemon juice to increases platelet count.
7- Aloe Vera juice
Aloe Vera helps in blood purification and avoid blood infections and helps in increasing the platelets count.
Spinach is good source of vitamin K and avoid blood loss from injuries and cut. Consuming spinach juice can help in increasing the blood platelets.