|Frequently Asked Questions
Type AB is the rarest because its only about 4% of the worldwide population
There is really no blood type which is better than others but type O- can be distributed to any blood type in case of an emergency.
Type O has been proven to be the oldest blood type.
It is extremely rare, but there has been at least one case. A young girl from australia received a liver transplant which changed her blood type from O- to O+.
Yes, in emergency situations if your blood type is unknown hospitals will give you O- blood in order to save your life. O- blood is needed by blood centers and hospitals.
Anyone who needs a blood transfusion—accident and burn victims; surgery, cancer, transplant, and sickle-cell anemia patients; etc.—needs blood.
It is made up of red cells, platelets, plasma, and cryoprecipitate.
We are not a blood center. Please visit your local blood center to donate blood.
There are 8 blood types: types A, B, AB, and O, each being either rh plus or negative.
Apheresis, an increasingly common procedure, is the process of removing a specific component of the blood, such as platelets, and returning the remaining components, such as red blood cells and plasma, to the donor.
Knowing your blood type can save you life and the lives of loved ones. Blood transfusions of the wrong type can cause anaphylactic shock, possibly leading to death.
At this time, few significant differences have been noted with regard to the Rh blood type and diet. One note, O- individuals often need slightly more protein, less grain, and more careful avoidance of avoids, especially potential mold carriers.
Yes. Certain exercise recommendations are focused on improving total systemic health, mainly the functioning of the organs, glands, immune and circulatory systems of the body.
You should eat more of the foods that help you lose weight until you get to your ideal weight.
Yes! Genetic engineering moves lectin molecules from one species to another. Since lectins are the molecules that interact with our blood types, an OK food can easily become an avoid. Try to focus on more organic products which does not have the extra additives.
Studies have estimated that 60 percent of the population will need blood or blood components sometime during their lives.
Blood type O relies heavily on protein and exercise. Try to ad more protein to your diet and exercise in the mornings before work.
Studies have shown that this diet has worked in most cases. As in most diets if you do it for a short period of time it will work but if you don't completely change your eating habits, you will gain your weight back and even put on more pounds. Going on a diet is more mental than anything else. If you tell yourself that you are going to lose the weight then you will lose as much as you want.
Each blood type has different personality characteristics that influence individuals to some extent. If you are the same blood type as a friend then there's a good chance you act similar.
The blood type system has been around for years but there has not been a lot of time spent focusing on it. With the health waves now being in the mainstream, more and more people are finding out their blood types in order to live healthier lives.
Rh- means the blood group whose red cells lack the Rh factor (rh antigen).
We have a blood type test kit which you can purchase from our site or you can donate blood to the Red Cross. Once you donate blood to the red cross, about 6 weeks later you should receive a donor card in the mail bearing your blood type.