What is Hematocrit?
Hematocrit is a measure of the percentage of red blood cells in your blood. Red blood cells are crucial for transporting oxygen throughout your body.
Why Measure Hematocrit?
Monitoring hematocrit levels is essential to ensure there isn't an undiagnosed blood disorder. Testosterone therapy can stimulate the production of red blood cells, potentially elevating the hematocrit percentage.
Reference Ranges (%):
- Normal Range: Between 37.5% to 51%
Managing Hematocrit Levels:
To get accurate readings and maintain optimal health, follow these tips before testing:
- Hydrate Properly: Ensure you are well-hydrated before undergoing hematocrit testing.
Understanding and managing your hematocrit levels is a vital aspect of your overall health. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out.