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Hemophilia


About
An inherited bleeding disorder caused by low levels, or absence of, a blood protein that is essential for clotting; hemophilia A is caused by a lack of the blood clotting protein factor VIII; hemophilia B is caused by a deficiency of factor IX.


Notes
  • Make sure you are taking supplements for overall good health. If you are not taking these basic supplements, we recommend Enfuz from Vitabase. When you take a small packet of pills each day, you get all the basic nutrition you need. Each packet contains a multi-vitamin, CoQ10 (for heart health), Omega 3, Vitamin D-3, a probiotic, and a powerful set of antioxidants to help your body fight off disease.
  • Intravenous Infusions help with the missing clotting factor of the body.


Advice
  • Avoid taking aspirin as it inhibits blood clotting.
  • Green drinks from vegetables are beneficial in providing vitamin K. One drink a day is recommended.
  • Include a lot of vitamin K in your diet. Good sources of vitamin K include alfalfa, cauliflower, kale, broccoli, egg yolks, spinach, liver, and green leafy vegetables.
  • Infants and small children show exhibit hemophilia in different ways - refusal to use a certain arm or leg, crying for no known reason, avoiding walking, swelling, and extreme bruising. It is best to see a doctor immediately.
  • Purchase an identity bracelet (and wear it!) that indicates that you have hemophilia.
  • Watch for symptoms of internal bleeding - bubbling or tingling sensation or a feeling of stiffness, warmth, or tightness. Intracranial bleeding may be present if confusion, drowsiness, or headache are observed in persons with hemophilia, or if the person is hit on the head.



Helpful nutrients for this condition.
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Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.

Alfalfa
Type: Internal
Purposes: The alfalfa plant are rich in minerals and nutrients, and vitamins E, K, and C which are beneficial to healing. Vitamin K is needed for blood clotting and healing. You can use the alfalfa tablets or eat alfalfa sprouts.