Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates, and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
Even if you’ve been feeling okay, the end of the year can bring mental health challenges for anyone of any age. It’s no coincidence that in much of the United States the winter months can be some of the darkest, longest and coldest. The way many people cope is to celebrate the traditions of […]
By offering additional resources and education about the benefits of self-care and exercise for young adults, we hope to inspire a lifetime of healthy choices and habits! Listen as Dr. McClain shares tips on how to manage stress and practice self-care, especially for people living with a bleeding disorder.
Stress is defined as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. As parents we know stress well. It almost becomes like a good old friend that you have reconnected with. It seems like we can’t escape it but, we can only minimize it. Raising a child […]
Christmas is just a few days away. If any of you are like me, you are wondering where the year has gone. At work, clients want all their matters wrapped up and at home I need all my presents wrapped up!! You’ve probably heard the Walgreens commercial – on the corner of happy and healthy. […]
Life will almost always be unpredictable; it’s just part of the experience of being human. You can do your best to try and control how things will turn out, but even with precise planning and micromanaging, we all have to face disappointments and adjust our sails along the way. Accepting this and gaining new perspectives […]
There are all kinds of reasons someone with a bleeding disorder or a caregiver to someone with a bleeding disorder might feel stress. Aside from the daily stressors that we all feel, there can be added financial pressures, anxiety over treatment, running to appointments, dealing with a bleed, the list goes on and on. Stress […]
Multitasking is a way of life in today’s world. We watch television while cooking dinner and simultaneously helping our children with homework. We reply to email while having several windows on our computer open, all while our cell phone is glued to our ear. When you live with a bleeding disorder you master the art […]
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