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Periods Are a Bloody Mystery

Before you go on, make sure to read Part One here.

I think this whole stigma about periods exists because they are such a mystery! 854 more words


Symptoms of a blood clot

Blood clot in your 20’s? Yes, it is a real possibility when you have lupus or any other autoimmune disease. It can be caused as a side effect from medications or as a result of a lupus anticoagulant, a common syndrome found in people with lupus that causes itregular blood clotting. 311 more words



I don’t wear a mask
This is who I am, this is me
A heart woven upon my sleeve
Exposed for all the world to see… 26 more words


Patient education: What's it good for?

I’m a big champion of patient education.  Intuitively, it makes sense that the more informed a patient is, the more engaged they can be in shared decision making with their physician.   1,035 more words

Blood Clots

Nanocapsule with a clot-busting drug can easily target blood clots and remove blockage

Blood clots may form inside small veins causing minor complications or it could form larger clots in deeper veins, leading to serious problems. Clots which arise in the chambers of the heart could travel to brain and lead to a stroke, or it may arise in the arteries of the heart itself causing a heart attack. 339 more words


Inaccuracies hurt thrombosis education

Those of us in thrombosis education labor hard to convey accurate information in a “Dr. Internet” culture where there is much misinformation floating around.  It is understandable that patients may make incorrect assumptions, however it is truly unforgivable when physicians promote medical misinformation. 791 more words

Blood Clots