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Hemophilia dubbed 'Royal disease' affects 420,000 people globally

World celebrates Hemophilia Day, which is not very known in the society though it is a serious blood disease transmitted through hereditary

Hemophilia dubbed 'Royal disease' affects 420,000 people globally

World celebrates Hemophilia Day, which is not very known in the society though it is a serious blood disease transmitted through hereditary

17 April 2018 Tuesday 12:09
Hemophilia dubbed 'Royal disease' affects 420,000 people globally

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.

Azania Post

Updated: 17.04.2018 16:38
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