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Five Facts About Hemophilia

Posted by Tara Cohen on Jul, Wed 03, 2013

What is Hemophilia?

Hemophilia is an umbrella term that covers three major bleeding disorders:

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Five Signs of Von Willebrand’s Disease

Posted by Tara Cohen on Mar, Mon 18, 2013

Five Signs of Von Willebrand’s Disease

Von Willebrand’s Disease, sometimes called “Von Willebrand Disease” or simply “Von Willebrand’s,” is a form of Hemophilia. It is a genetic bleeding disorder found in people who lack the Von Willebrand factor in the blood, which is responsible for helping platelets clump up together when forming blood clots. There are several different types of Von Willebrand Disease, and they are all grouped together under the Hemophilia umbrella group, along with Hemophilia A and Hemophilia B. There are a variety of treatments available, but not all treatments are effective.

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