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WHY NO ONE TALKS ABOUT BLEEDING DISORDERS

Discussions about bleeding disorders in women often go hand in hand with talking about menstruation; a topic that is uncomfortable for many women to openly discuss. Due to this lack of clear communication, there are many misconceptions abou …Read More

WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO TALK ABOUT MENSTRUATION

Periods can be uncomfortable to talk about - to your partner, your family, or even your doctor. If you worry that your menstruation is not how it should be, it’s important to have somewhere to turn. While you should maintain open communic …Read More

HOW IS VON WILLEBRAND DISEASE TREATED?

Many effective treatments for von Willebrand disease (VWD) are available.   For women with heavy menstrual periods, the combined oral contraceptive pill can be effective. Tranexamic acid (Cyklokapron®) or aminocaproic acid (Amic …Read More

WHAT IS VON WILLEBRAND DISEASE?

Von Willebrand Disease (VWD) is the most common inherited bleeding disorder that we know about, and occurs in around 1 in 1000 individuals worldwide. Both men and women can be affected, however women tend to come to medical attention more o …Read More

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