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Blood disorders

Blood disorders range from mild to life-threatening, and it is important to see a health professional if you suspect you may have one. Learn more about them here.

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Thalassaemia

This inherited blood disorder prevents someone from making enough healthy haemoglobin to carry oxygen around the body, but it may not need treatment.

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Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a blood disorder that increases the risk of blood clots and pregnancy complications. Learn more here.

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Sickle cell anaemia

Sickle cell anaemia is the most common and serious form of sickle cell disease, in which the body produces too many unstable red blood cells.

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How to meet your iron needs - infographic

Need help getting enough iron? Check out this infographic to ensure you get an adequate iron intake with a balanced diet.

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Blood clots

A blood clot can affect your heart, lung or brain, which could be life-threatening. Learn how to recognise the signs of a blood clot.

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Thrombosis

Thrombosis, such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is where a blood clot forms in a vein or artery. Learn about the risk factors and how to prevent it.

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Neutropenia

Neutropenia is a condition in which there aren’t enough neutrophils which can lead to an increased risk of bacterial infections. Learn more about neutropenia.

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Blood in urine (haematuria)

Blood in the urine, also called haematuria, can be detected easily but there are many causes. Learn more from our trusted partners' content.

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White blood cells

White blood cells are a vital part of your immune system, detecting and dealing with infections. Find out more more about health problems involving white blood cells.

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