World Haemophilia Day 2021: Here’s interesting facts about this disease

World Haemophilia Day 2021: Here’s interesting facts about this disease

World Hemophilia Day 2021 is observed on 17th April and the day was begun by the World Federation of Hemophilia (WHF). An effort for better diagnosis and admittance to access to care for those individuals who stay without treatment, to raise assets for individuals who are suffering this disease and can’t manage the cost of treatment.

Interesting facts of Haemophilia:

  • Hemophilia is an acquired blood disorder disease in which blood doesn’t clot properly.
  • Hemophilia stops the body’s ability to make blood clots; all in all individuals distressed with hemophilia take a very long time to stop stop bleeding.
  • Women once in a while experience the ill effects of hemophilia
  • Consistently numerous iconic structures across the world are ”Light it Up Red” on World Hemophilia Day to raise awareness and help those affected by inherited bleeding disorders.
  • Hemophilia influences a larger number of men than women since they just have one pair of the X chromosome whereas women have two. The faulty genes that lead to Hemophilia lie within the X chromosome, thusly, the ones who have the X chromosome which carries the disease are affected by it though, in women, the other X chromosome makes up for the shortcomings.
  • There are basically two types of Hemophilia: Hemophilia An and Hemophilia B. Hemophilia An and B are unique in relation to one another and each type is caused because of low levels of an different clotting factor. Hemophilia An is more normal than Hemophilia B. It is caused by lower levels of the clotting factor VIII whereas haemophilia B is caused by lower levels of clotting factor IX.

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