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How does the blood donation occur?

Who can be a blood donor?
The principle of blood donation is that only healthy people can donate blood, thus protecting the health of both the blood donor and the patient receiving the blood. Blood donation is open to people over the age of 18 but not being 65 yet and weighs at least 50 kg. For first blood donation the upper age limit is 60 years. Women can donate blood up to 4 times and men up to 5 times a year. Another important criterion is that at least 56 days must elapse between two blood donations, as our body needs this amount of time to regenerate.

The course of blood donation
The blood donation takes about 1 hour. Blood donation is not a laboratory blood sampling, no need to arrive with an empty stomach. Before blood donation drink plenty of fluids and eat as usual, avoiding fatty foods.