Alternative Treatments

Alternative Treatments

What's fact or fiction when it comes to alternative treatments for inheritable blood or bleeding disorders? Get clarity in this HemAware section.

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...
Bottle of CBD oil and hemp plant buds.
What are the risks and benefits for people with bleeding disorders?
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Music can do more than lift your spirits. It can help ease pain.
close up of hands massaging a person's back
If you have a bleeding disorder and you feel achy, you might crave the comforting relief of a massage. But...
Kidney
In 2014, nearly 125,000 Americans awaited a kidney transplant; about one-fifth received one. That’s why the Organ Procurement and Transplantation...
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As more people look for ways to warm up at home during the cold months, it’s a good time for...
Acupuncture
Needle pokes are a way of life for many patients with hemophilia, so the thought of paying a professional to...
Camping in the mountains
Jacob Walker was curled up in bed, holding his abdomen. “I get blood clots the same way some people get...
Alternative medicine
Traditional medicine has made some giant strides in treating hemophilia. Yet for a variety of reasons, some patients choose to...
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