Women's Bleeding Disorders

Women's Bleeding Disorders

Joint pain is a symptom many women experience that may be underreported and left untreated.Read More
Symptoms of a bleeding disorder can feel frightening and isolating. The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) intends to change that experience...Read More
A glass-walled office offers no privacy when you’re hunched over a trash can with a nosebleed. So says Michelle Cecil,...Read More
As many as 2 million American women have bleeding disorders and do not know it, according to the Office on...Read More
Although they outnumber people with hemophilia by a large margin, those with von Willebrand disease (VWD) feel practically invisible at...Read More
For six months during 2014, representatives of 14 NHF chapters from across the country gathered virtually once a month to...Read More
Pregnant women, young children, women with heavy periods and people with bleeding disorders have at least one thing in common—they...Read More
Kari Peepe, 35, has platelet storage pool disorder and laughingly describes herself as a bit of a klutz. This Rohnert...Read More
When it comes to music and movement, everyone has an innate rhythm. The pulse of reggae, the gliding feel of...Read More
Few medical conditions mirror the pain of a burst appendix. But women with a ruptured ovarian cyst say it comes...Read More
Heating pad. Salt and vinegar potato chips. TV remote control. These creature comforts help many women get through that time...Read More
Many women with bleeding disorders deal with pain, and it’s not easy to handle. Heather Mary Doherty, 47, knows that...Read More
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