Do the 5
In order to prevent bleeds and reduce bleeding complications associated with Hemophilia, the NHF began the following program called Do the Five.
- Get an annual comprehensive checkup at a hemophilia treatment center.
- Get vaccinated... Hepatitis A and B are preventable.
- Treat bleeds early and adequately.
- Exercise and maintain a healthy weight to protect your joints.
- Get tested regularly for blood-borne infections.
Adherence to these healthy strategies will make a difference!