There’s no end to the benefits of donating blood for those who need it. According to the American Red Cross, one donation can save as many as three lives.
It is said that donating blood doesn’t only benefit the recipients but there are health benefits for the donors too. Every day blood donation takes place that saves so many lives of people across the world. Moreover, donating blood is good for the health of the donors as well as for those who need it.
However, it is essential that the blood donation takes place in the presence of medical experts and at a hospital, clinic or blood bank. Donors or the experts should ensure that they are in good health to evade any kind of health issues post-transfusion to those who use it.
Donating blood can help in treating patients suffering from cancer, bleeding disorders, chronic anemia associated with cancer, sickle cell anemia, and other hereditary blood abnormalities.
It is important to understand that human blood cannot be manufactured hence people are the only source of it and this the reason that it is important to donate blood and help them who need it. It is also possible to store your own blood for your future needs and make sure that the blood is stored at a good blood bank for further use.
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
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