Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has a rare blood group B-negative, the actor on Thursday donated his blood at the Kokilaben hospital mentioning that he was informed that many blood banks often run short of this blood group. His father Rakesh Roshan commented, “Proud of you” and the fans also lauded Hrithik for his gesture.
‘Blood Donation Is Healthy”
Taking to Instagram, the actor shared a picture of him from the hospital, in the post he wrote, “I was told that my blood group B-negative is a rare type. Hospitals often fall short of it. Pledging to be an insignificant part of the very significant blood banks. Thank you @kokilabenhospital for allowing me to contribute. Thank you, Dr. Rajesh Sawant, Dr. Raees Ahmed, and Dr. Pradnya for the impeccable care and professionalism. P.S : Do you know that donating blood is in fact good for the donors health?”
I was told that my blood group B-negative is a rare type. Hospitals often fall short of it. Pledging to be an insignificant part of the very significant blood banks. Thank you @KDAHMumbai for allowing me to contribute. pic.twitter.com/T9TdbLdt3n
— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) February 17, 2022
Health Benefits of Blood Donation
In the post, the actor also mentioned the benefits of blood donation. So, did you know in what ways donating blood can help your health? Well, let’s understand.
To start with, there’s no end to the benefits of donating blood for those who need it.
It helps in reducing stress:
- Improves one’s emotional well-being
- Helps in getting rid of negative feelings
- Provides a sense of belonging and reduce isolation
Blood donation not only makes the receiver’s life good but also helps the donor to maintain good health. The health benefits of donating blood are mentioned below.
“Our country always falls short of blood in hospitals when needed during accidents or major surgeries and it has been seen that people hesitate a lot about donating blood but anybody from the age group of 18 to 65 with good health must donate blood. There are many benefits of donating blood besides doing a service to the society, the person who donates blood gets his or her full medical check-up done as well as a person can donate blood in every three months and it has been seen in reports that people who regularly donate blood have lesser heart diseases as compared to others,” said Dr. Ramesh C Khurana, Director and Head of Blood Bank, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi