Hemophilia – Causes, Complications and Prevention.

Definition Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder in which a person lacks or has low levels of certain proteins called “clotting factors” and the blood doesn’t clot properly as a result. This leads to excessive bleeding. Bleeding disorders are due to defects in the blood vessels, the coagulation mechanism, or …

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Hemochromatosis – Causes, Risk Factors and Medications.

Definition Hemochromatosis is an iron disorder in which the body simply loads too much iron. This action is genetic and the excess iron, if left untreated, can damage joints, organs, and eventually be fatal.   Types of hemochromatosis Hereditary hemochromatosis isn’t the only type of hemochromatosis. Other types include: Juvenile …

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Hyperpigmentation – causes, treatment and prevention

Hyperpigmentation – Definition Hyperpigmentation refers to areas of skin where an excess of melanin has been produced and formed deposits, causing skin patches that appear darker than the surrounding skin. Common skin areas that experience hyperpigmentation or dyschromia are the face, arms, and hands.  Age spots, liver spots, freckles, sun …

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