The Kansas University Medical Center
found that men who participate in
blood donation experience a 30 percent
fewer incidents of heart disease
and stroke compared to those people
who did not.
2. In 1998 American
Journal of Epidemiology published
that blood donation can reduce the
overall iron levels in blood, which
may protect against heart attack.
But this applies to people who had
high iron in their blood to begin
3. Blood donation
forces your body to replace the
lost blood with fresh NEW cells.
4. Men do not have
menstrual period, therefore they
store iron in their bodies, often
its more than they need.
5. A healthy body
replaces blood within 48 hours and
creates NEW red blood cells within
6. Most blood donation
sites check your heart rate, hemoglobin,
blood pressure etc.. for FREE. If
you get those checked in a regular
doctor's clinic, it will cost you
7. You hardly lose
blood, average adult has 10 pints
of total blood, we donate just 1
pint. Giving blood will not decrease
8. Most employers
usually give time off when you want
to donate blood.
benefited by yours blood donation:
· Blood is needed every minute
· To replace blood lost because
of accidents or diseases.
· To treat shock due to injury.
· For Major & Minor surgeries
including open heart surgeries,
· For burn victims.
· For patients suffering
· During childbirth for the
· For exchange transfusion
for new born infants.
· To make blood derivatives
which are used to treat medical
· For children suffering
from ailments like Thalassaemia,
Hemophilia (bleeding disorders),
Leukemia, Blood Cancer.
And last but not least that’s
donor who donates blood has the
most benefited and satisfied person
in all respect because of saving
one life by his own effort and open
the door for others to donate blood.