Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates, and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
The holidays are upon us, and staying healthy during this season can be challenging. While this is true for the general population, it is especially important for individuals with hemophilia or other bleeding disorders. We understand the importance that activity and a healthy diet play in maintaining an ideal weight and decreasing the number of bleeding episodes […]
For most of us, fall and winter means less time outdoors in the fresh air, and more time spent in close quarters with those that we work, play, learn, and live with. It is a great opportunity for cold and flu viruses to work their way from one person to the next. While we all […]
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports month! It is also a great time of year to get back into or start a fitness routine. Walking is a great form of exercise for those with bleeding disorders. Nearly everyone can do it, with very little to no cost or special equipment. The Arthritis Foundation agrees that […]
Ready to ditch the ice and snow for warmer temperatures, a sandy beach and some sun? While it is easy to sit back and relax on vacation, it is also very important to keep up your fitness routine. Schedules relax while traveling and we tend to over indulge in things that may cause us to […]
The time is now! The New Year is upon us and it is time to take charge of your health! It is so important for individuals with bleeding disorders to keep their joints and bodies healthy in order to reduce the number of bleeds and to reduce the risk of developing other diseases and illnesses. […]
Denial is a funny thing. There were several signs that indicated I needed to take some action about changing my habits and improving my overall health. I chose to ignore most of those signs, giving myself excuse after excuse: I just don’t have time to exercise; there was a vegetable on my plate at dinner, […]
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