AS the world celebrates, the world haemophilia day today on 17th April, they are reminded too about Queen Victoria who named the disease "Royal disease" in the 9th century during the British Empire. Haemophilia affects more than 420,000 people around the world.
The disease which develops in the blood developes a protein deficiency resulting from "clotting factor". The disease that can lead to unstoppable hemorrhage by the deterioration of the clotting mechanism affects men more.
At an early stage, patients experinces hemophiliacs injuries that may lead to the cutting of a place or bleeding. The small deterioration in the body integrity of the patients can pose a serious risk due to lack of protein, the "coagulation factor" in the body.
As the disease pogress, a patient may experience more bleeding which can be life-threatening.
HOW TO HANDLE A HEMOPHILIA PATIENT
- Visit a doctor regularly for check up.
- Test for hemophilia disease (Type "A" or "B") when you consult a doctor.
- Follow the advice of your doctor about the treatment.
- Be sure to learn signs of bleeding.
- Do not use painkillers called aspirin or NSAIDs without doctor's supervision.
- Go to regular dental surveillance and take care of oral hygiene.
- Take your medication for replacement therapy for an emergency that may occur while you are traveling.
- Being in ideal pounds does have positive effects on cardiovascular diseases, strength, flexibility, balance, joint stabilization and bone density, so do not forget to exercise.