The National Coordinator, National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS), Dr. Oluwatoyin Smith, has declared that by regularly donating blood, individuals can reduce the possibilities of heart attacks.

Smith disclosed this on Thursday while speaking to newsmen in Abuja.

The co-ordinator also stated that regular blood donation also helps in burning calories.

She listed its other health gains as a healthier heart, improved general well-being, body revitalisation, agility, and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease.

According to her, the feeling after donating blood is like being “revitalised”.

She, therefore, urged members of the public to cash-in on these many health benefits by donating blood.

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