‘Blood donation is service to humankind, by donating blood you help a needy and save a precious life.’
The red liquid that circulates in the arteries and veins of humans and other vertebrate animals, carrying oxygen to and carbon dioxide from the tissues of the body. The world celebrates Blood Donor day on June 14th every year. Blood donation has many benefits for the blood donor. Every day blood transfusions take place and save the lives of many people all over the world. 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. Blood donation is beneficial in reducing the risk of heart and liver ailments caused by the iron overload in the body. Regular blood donation reduces the weight of the donors.
Blood donation is one of the most significant contributions that a person can make towards the society. It is not harmful for an adult person to donate blood. The body of the donor can regenerate the blood within a few days. It poses no threat to the metabolism of the body. If we donate the blood then we can save someone’s life. It will be very honorable for us. Many of the people need urgent blood, so we can keep that person alive by giving the blood. It gives much satisfaction to us which is the biggest thing that we will never experience. It brings the proud feeling in mind that we are the reason to save the life of someone. Blood donation is important in a donor’s life as well. Donating the blood can result in a much healthier body which increases your lifespan. After donating the blood human body generates the blood after a few days with new cells. It is a healthy process which defines that a person is fit and fine. The entire body freshens up and the health problems come to an end.
Blood is meant to circulate, pass it around.’
Blood donation is not at all harmful for the body; rather the four or five liters of the blood that can be donated every three or four months by both men and women ensure that you remain fit and fine. You can give blood if you are between 18-66 years of age. If your weight is over 50 kg and you are in sound health. Similarly, you cannot donate blood if you suffer from diseases such as cardiac arrest, hypertension, epilepsy or diabetes or if you have undergone treatment for malaria within the last three months. Human life is priceless and thus to make sure that not a single life is lost due to blood shortage, take a positive initiative towards donating blood and give someone the blessing of life.
Blood donation is our human duty. Our body does not get affected if we donate blood. The body can repair the loss within a few days. So we must come forward to donate blood as it can make sure the return of a dying man again into the light of life.