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Blood is a vital fluid in the body that carries oxygen, nutrients, hormones, vitamins and antibodies to the tissues, as well as removes carbon dioxide and waste materials from the body. It’s time to know some facts about human blood, which has such an interesting structure as to amaze, and it’s already passing…

Moreover, all of this information is scientifically proven. Now we explain it all for you one by one.

1- It takes 1 million 120 thousand mosquitoes to drain all the blood from the body of an adult person.

2- The heart exerts enough pressure to release the blood flow from a height of 30 feet, that is, 9 meters, to ensure the circulation of blood.

3- A person can live without a pulse! in 2012, doctors inserted a device into the body of 55-year-old Craig Lewis, allowing blood to circulate even without a pulse.

4- SL lived without a heart for 555 days and waited for a transplant. His own heart was replaced by a device that Stain was carrying in his backpack. The young man was even able to play basketball with this.

5- The amount of blood passing through the circulatory system in the body in 25 days is approximately equal to a medium-sized swimming pool.

6- A person can survive even if he loses 40 percent of his blood. Of course, in such a situation, it is quite important to perform a blood transfusion quickly.

7- 21 percent of all heart attacks occur on Mondays. Fridays are indicated as the second peak point. According to scientists, this is due to the fact that at the beginning and end of the week, stress hormones shoot themselves out through the ceiling.

8- Our heartbeat also affects our mood! Scientists have observed that after a new heart is installed in a person, his mind, emotions and actions change in unusual ways.

9- The components that make up coconut water are quite similar to blood plasma! Who knows, maybe even coconut water can be used as a substitute for blood plasma in the future…

10- Scientists have discovered a link between spouses’ blood types and the percentage of divorces. It seen that both of the couples with the strongest bond between them had a group of 0. On the other hand, couples who decided to divorce were usually found to have a combination of A with AB or A combination of A with 0.

11- It is stated that blood type also has an effect on our health. For example, those with a blood type of 0 are not prone to cardiovascular diseases, but they have a high risk of developing skin cancer or obesity.

12- Those who have a blood group of A should pay attention to their cholesterol level, because they are at greater risk of coronary heart disease.

13- People with the B blood group are more prone to diabetes and pancreatic cancer than people with the other blood group.

14- Those who have the AB blood type should also be very careful about memory. Because the risk of developing cognitive impairment is 82 percent higher than others.

15- Energy drinks can change the way your heart beats! A study found that the amount of caffeine in energy drinks is 3 times higher than in caffeinated drinks such as coffee. Moreover, this sudden increase can affect the heart rate and lead to death!

16- Scientists at the University of Toronto have proven that special diets based on people’s blood type are an urban myth.

17- There is a special product sunday for each blood group in Japan. Here you can find everything from food to personal care products.

18- A study conducted in 2017 showed that those who have a blood group of 0 have a more durable, athletic build than others. But this advantage works only when the person exercises regularly.

19- To reduce the risk of heart attack, you should wake up calm in the morning and reduce the intensity of evening exercises.

20- Scientists have found a link between decency and blood types in their studies. In Japan, people believe that blood groups affect people’s personality traits, their success at work and in personal relationships.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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Medically Reviewed by Professor Doctor Alper Demirbaş
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