Blood

Find our everything you need to know about blood—circulation, cells, pressure, clots and more.

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My Story: Ashley, living with polycythemia vera
Ashley shares her journey living with polycythemia vera.

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What are the treatment options for polycythemia vera?
Polycythemia vera is a bone marrow disorder that leads to the overproduction of different types of b...

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How Your Blood Type Affects Your Disease Risk
Your blood type may influence your chances of developing certain conditions. Here’s what you need to...

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Why ITP Causes Bleeding and Bruising Symptoms
Learn what happens in your blood vessels when platelet counts are too low.

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What Are the Different Types of Hemophilia?
Learn about the similarities and difference between hemophilia A, B and C, as well as acquired hemop...

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Safety Tips When Living With ITP and Low Platelets
Reduce your risk of bleeding with these strategies.

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Replacement Therapy for Hemophilia
This effective treatment option for hemophilia utilizes infusions of clotting factors.

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ITP: How to Be Prepared for an Emergency
When to contact your healthcare provider, and when to seek emergency treatment.

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A Glossary of Terms to Help Understand ITP
Get a better understanding of immune thrombocytopenia with these terms.

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5 Essential Facts About Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP)
Learn the basics of this blood disorder that can cause a number of bleeding symptoms.