Blood is essential to our life. Blood circulates through our body and delivers essential substances like oxygen and nutrients to the body cell. There is a substitute for blood. It can not be made or manufactured in Laboratory. Generous blood donors are the only source of blood for patients in need of a blood transfusion.
Our donation can save three lives and our country needs blood every two seconds.
Donating blood has several benefits. It reduces stress, improves emotional well-being, benefits physical health helps get rid of negative feelings.
Donating blood also lowers the risk of heart disease and prevent heart attacks. This is because it reduces the viscosity of blood. Regular blood donation can also lower the blood pressure.
Researchers note that frequent or regular blood donation significantly lower the mean total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein. Cholesterol protects against cardiovascular disease.
But remember, before donating blood, some checkup is necessary.
2) Blood Pressure
3) Body temperature
4) Hemoglobin level except it some tests are also necessary —
a) hepatitis B
b) hepatitis C
e) side effects of donating blood
Blood donation is safe for healthy people. There is no risk of contracting the disease. New sterile equipment is used for each donor.
Some people may feel nauseous, lightheaded or dizzy after donating blood. If this happens, lie down and take some juice and rest for a few minutes.
Blood donation is a big boon for society as donated blood is used for saving needy people. It is life-saving for many people.
Give blood, save a life
Every second of every day, people around the world — of all ages and from all walks of life — need a blood transfusion to survive.
Accidental cases, traumatic injuries requiring blood transfusion. Anaemia, cancer, women with complications of pregnancy or childbirth, a blood disorder — there are several reasons, why need to get blood from others.
So, I hope all of you agree with me to help and encourage people to donate blood.