Women's Health

Women's Health

6 Facts About Women and Hemophilia
1. Women with hemophilia are often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed Historically hemophilia was thought of as a “man’s disease,” and for...
Ovarian Cysts: Normal or Not?
Jillian Vilardo was a sophomore in high school when she first experienced a painful ovarian cyst, a fluid-filled sac that...
Eco-Friendly Period Products
The average menstruating person in the U.S. uses 5,000 to 15,000 disposable sanitary pads and tampons over the course of...
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Kolbie Clarke, 17, has mild hemophilia A and low von Willebrand factor, and when she started having joint issues playing...
Headshots of 6 women who have shared their stories about dealing with hemophilia.
For women and girls with bleeding disorders, life is often a struggle to be seen and heard by medical professionals...
A piece of art depicting a multicultural group of professional women.
For years, doctors dismissed Lisa Webb’s heavy bleeding as just something that women in her family had to endure. Despite...
Young woman with von Willebrand disease
Many women accept excessive, prolonged periods as an annoying but ordinary part of being female—putting up with the monthly stress...
A new book answers girls’ questions on puberty and bleeding disorders
The onset of adolescence can be sudden or slow, but regardless, it comes with a host of physical changes. And...
Join the Movement to End Period Stigma and Promote Menstrual Equity
How women with bleeding disorders can join the menstrual movement.
Vials of blood on a table
A new booklet from NHF and CDC helps women with bleeding disorders.
Woman surrounded by iron rich foods and images of red blood cells with small photo of a pregnant woman
If you feel inexplicably tired, weak or dizzy, or experience headaches or nausea, you may have anemia.
Where to Find Women’s Bleeding Disorder Resources
Websites providing the knowledge and assistance necessary to improve care.
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Need Info? Ask NHF!
Contact HANDI, NHF's resource center for additional information on bleeding disorders.