Women's Bleeding Disorders

Women's Bleeding Disorders

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
Susan Willats, 55, grew up seeing her older brother struggle with severe hemophilia A. “It was before home treatment,” says...Read More
Sarah Watson, MA, a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor (LLPC), was 12 years old when her paternal grandfather passed away. She...Read More
When representatives of the Federación de Hemofilia de la República Mexicana (Hemophilia Federation of the Republic of Mexico) explored reaching...Read More
Michigan attorney Mindy Buurma, 36, is the mother of four children under age 10. She has type III von Willebrand...Read More
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