Infographic: 5 Reasons Why You Should Donate Blood

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Many Nigerians run away from donating blood for many wrong reasons which are either superstitious or based on ignorance. It is important to know that just as you donate blood to save lives, you could also reap certain health benefits as a donor.

In this article, I would be sharing with you an infographic on some of the health benefits associated with blood donation for you as a donor.

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Other benefits include:

  • Blood donation helps in maintaining the iron levels and reduces the risk of various health ailments.
  • Regular blood donation may help your blood flow better and result in fewer arterial blockages. It can also reduce the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
  • Regular blood donation may help your blood flow better and result in fewer arterial blockages. It can also reduce the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

It is important to know that human blood cannot be manufactured, people are the only source and that is why it is important to donate blood and help those who need it.

Some people are skeptical about blood donation, because they think they don’t have blood enough to share. But it is important to know that the average adult body has 10-12 pints of blood, and that healthy adults may give regularly because the body quickly replaces the blood donated.
Also, blood donation is good for the health of donors as well as those who need it.

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