Mind & Body

Mind & Body

What’s the Difference Between Plasmapheresis and Therapeutic Plasma Exchange?
When people with hemophilia develop an inhibitor—about 1/3 to 1/5 of people with severe hemophilia A and 1% to 4%...
Are Nasal Swabs in At-Home COVID Tests Safe for People with Bleeding Disorders?
It’s 2022 and COVID-19 is, unfortunately, still around. Of course, things have gotten better, but the pandemic still trudges along...
Nasal-Spray-Alternatives
What alternatives are there for Stimate Nasal Spray? That’s a question that many patients and parents in the bleeding disorders...
Eating Healthy with Bleeding Disorders
A lot more goes on in your gut than you might realize. Trillions of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and...
Bleeding Disorders: What Your Pain Is Trying to Tell You
Unfortunately, people with hemophilia are no strangers to pain and its many forms. Pain can vary in intensity and areas...
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...
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