Fitness & Nutrition

Fitness & Nutrition

Fitness and nutrition are important to anyone's overall health journey, but especially for those with a chronic condition. Read more.

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...
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...
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...
Illustration of healthy foods.
Most of us know that it’s good to eat healthfully. It helps us achieve and maintain a healthy weight, lessening...
How to Keep Summer Activities Safe for Kids with Bleeding Disorders
It’s summertime, and kids are out of school and excited to have fun in the great outdoors. After a year...
How Caregivers Can Care for Themselves
Being a caregiver for an adult with a chronic condition is hard, and can be emotionally exhausting. It can result...
How to Prevent Heart Disease
Improved bleeding disorders care means that people are managing their condition better and living longer. The flip side is that...
Picture of a dog in a superhero costume.
If you struggle to maintain the motivation to exercise, a four-legged friend, especially a dog, can be the nudge you...
Vintage picture of a group of people dancing.
“And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.” When Lee Ann Womack...
4 Ways to Relieve Arthritis in Winter
Cold-weather months are always a challenge for people with arthritis, but this year might be even more difficult. With the...
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