Head bleeds can occur in children and adults with bleeding disorders. The obvious ones are a result of trauma, such as a fall or injury to the head, but some occur spontaneously from no apparent cause.
Healthy People 2020, the nation’s new 10-year health roadmap, includes a “Blood Disorders and Blood Safety” section for the first time. Goals include increasing von Willebrand disease diagnosis and reducing hemophilia joint problems.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could stay strong, flexible and fit with a low-risk exercise program and have some fun at the same time? You can! Swimming is a great exercise for people with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.
The National Hemophilia Foundation has counterparts across the country advocating for the needs of patients with blood disorders. These groups had never met until the first National Conference on Blood Disorders in Public Health.