MYTH : Donating
Blood often causes the body to iron deficiency.
People who are healthy with good eating habits can
donate blood four times a year
at intervals of three
months. It will not make the content of iron in the body
Donation lowers Blood pressure.
: This is not true. The fact that it takes one or two
days to fill the volume of fluid in the body and three
months for the regeneration of red blood cells to donate
: Taking full for a day
after donating blood.
FACT : You can resume daily activities after
donating blood regularly,but with a note:
1. Have sufficient
drinking water or juice within 24 hours after donation
2. Avoid driving for
next 2-3 hours.
3. Avoid alcohol for
4. Avoid exposure to
5. Avoid smoking for
4 hours after donation.
MYTH : Blood Donation is painful
Donating blood is not painful at all. We felt as
a tight sensation when the needle pierced his arm.
Blood donors make me feel stressed headache, severe
: The blood of donors can cause headaches and
vomiting, if the blood pressure within normal limits
before donating blood.
Common in the hospital,
Donated blood can cause infection.
: Not true. A person should not be
afraid of infection from blood donors.
MYTH : Blood Donation takes time.
: False. The procedure for blood donors ranging
from the register (registration) to
blood samples lasted
about half an hour.