What Does a Low White Blood Cell Count Mean? The Answer Isn't Simple
By Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD, March 31, 2021
While blood cells are the driving force behind a healthy immune system. But a low white blood cell count doesn't necessarily mean there's anything to worry about. In fact, white blood cell measurements from blood tests are best considered in context of your historic data and whether recent tests deviate from your normal. Here's a comprehensive overview of white blood cells, the reasons they might be low, and how to support their production.