Mind & Body

Mind & Body

How Hemophilia Affects Sexual Health
Sexual difficulties are often a taboo topic among people with hemophilia and their healthcare providers. Patients may feel awkward or...
In Our Prime
Osteoporosis, a disease of low bone mass and strength, is a common concern in aging individuals. People with hemophilia have...
How to Lower Your Risk for Cancer
The great news about improving bleeding disorders care is that people are managing their condition better and living longer. The...
What You Should Know About Ministrokes
Just the word “stroke” is ominous, and for good reason. Strokes are the No. 5 cause of death and a...
Here’s How to Get 150 Minutes of Exercise a Week
Exercise can help you maintain your body weight, lower your blood pressure, raise your good cholesterol levels and reduce your...
Protect Cognitive Health and Help Prevent Age-Related Decline
Eat right. Exercise. Get enough sleep. You know what’s needed to keep your body healthy as you age. But what...
Handling Opioids with Care
Pain is a fact of life for many people with bleeding disorders, who can experience bleeding into joints. Physical therapy...
4 Reasons to Establish Care at a Hemophilia Treatment Center
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease or another type of bleeding disorder...
What You Should Know About Hematomas
People with bleeding disorders are familiar with bruises, but similar situations that cause bruising can also cause hematomas. While similar...
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Most of us know that it’s good to eat healthfully. It helps us achieve and maintain a healthy weight, lessening...
Decoding Dizziness
Everyone’s experienced a bout of dizziness at least once in their life—usually it’s as a child after running around in...
How to Treat Bruises That Come With Bleeding Disorders
Easy bruising is one of the most common and frequent symptoms of hemophilia. After all, a bruise occurs when an...
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