Your Questions

Real questions from women in the community, answers by medical professionals.  If you would like to submit a question, please click here.  Please note that NHF under no circumstances recommends particular treatment for specific individuals and in all cases recommends that you consult your physician or local treatment center before pursuing any course of treatment.

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January 26, 2018

There has been success in small studies demonstrating significant reduction in heavy periods...

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January 19, 2018

Making a diagnosis of VWD is difficult and the difference between severe type 1 and type 3 can...

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January 12, 2018

The rate of bleeding in pregnancy is quite wide with up to 27% of women experiencing this and...

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January 05, 2018

It all depends on your body and specific bleeding disorder. You might feel some pain, as well as...

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December 08, 2017

No. They are not related in any way. The platelet count can rise when someone is iron deficient...

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December 01, 2017

Antidepressants may be used in VWD treatment. The most common types of antidepressants are SSRIs...

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July 07, 2016

Based on data in adolescent girls without a bleeding disorder, over 90% of girls have had their...

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July 05, 2016

A typical period should not lead to iron deficiency anemia as your body should be able to...

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