Blood has some following functions:
- Transporting oxygen and nutrients to the lungs and tissues
- Forming blood clots to prevent excess blood loss
- Carrying cells and antibodies that fight infection
- Bringing waste products to the kidneys and liver, which filter and clean the blood
- Regulating body temperature
The blood that runs through the veins, arteries, and capillaries is known as whole blood, a mixture of about 55 percent plasma and 45 percent blood cells. About 7 to 8 percent of your total body weight is blood. An average-sized man has about 12 pints of blood in his body, and an average-sized woman has about 9 pints.
When something is wrong with your blood-related diseases, it can affect your total health. That is why it is important for you to know about some of the common blood disorders that may affect you. People may be affected by many different types of blood conditions and blood cancers.
Common blood disorders include High (Polycythemia) or low Red Blood Cells (anemia ), Low Platelets, High Platelets, Low or High white blood cells, bleeding disorders such as hemophilia, blood clots, and blood cancers such as leukemia,