What You Need to Know about Polycythemia Vera - It's Your Life, Live It!

What You Need to Know about Polycythemia Vera - It's Your Life, Live It!

by Michael Braham

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Overview

Polycythemia Vera, or "PCV" for short, is a disorder of the bone marrow in which too many Red Blood Cells (RBC's) are produced.

There are other types of Polycythemia will be discussed. PCV is not actually "cancer", since the Red Blood Cells that are overproduced to not go on to divide themselves. Rather, it is a "myeloproliferative disorder", which simply means that too many NORMAL Red Blood Cells are being made. A problem with any myeloproliferative disorder is that the bone marrow loses "equilibrium" and does not make necessary cells in the proper ratios. This impacts all the cells normally produced by the bone marrow.

1) Lymphocytes 60% in children, 30% in adults-- especially increase with viruses.

2) Neutrophils 30% in children, 60% in adults-- especially increase with bacteria.

3) Monocytes-- about 5-10% in children or adults, increase with viral infections.

4) Eosinophils -- 2-5% in children & adults, increased by allergies or parasites.

5) Basophils-- 1% in children & adults, do not commonly increase with infection.

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Understanding your options will give you the peace-of-mind of knowing you have done everything possible to ensure a successful outcome.

While we don't promise a cure, we will tell you everything you must know to help you make the right decision, today!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781477495421
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/18/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 198
Sales rank: 806,805
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

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