Is giving blood bad for you?

Answer Actually, it is just the opposite.......'making' your body regenerate blood is a healthy activity for the body and everyone should be encouraged to do so. The volume is restored rather quickly whi... Read More »

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Giving Blood vs. Giving Plasma?

Blood and its components cannot be manufactured or harvested. People who need blood or plasma transfusions must rely on others who have chosen to volunteer their time to donate their blood or plasm... Read More »

Is giving blood dangerous?

On One Hand: Giving Blood is Safe if You Are EligibleThe American Red Cross screens people before they give blood to make sure it is safe. Blood donors must be healthy, which means that you must fe... Read More »

Can i take ibuprofen before giving blood?

No, you should not take ibuprofen for 48 hours before donating blood. Aspirin should be avoided for 72 hours before blood donations. Be prepared to fill out a registration form and have proper iden... Read More »

Does giving blood hurt?

There is no pain in actually donating the blood. Its only the initial sting of the needle going in that can be uncomfortable. It only lasts for 3-4 seconds, but if you don't like needles, that ma... Read More »