WOMEN WHO BLEED
DO YOU SUSPECT BLEEDING SYMPTOMS? HERE ARE THE TOOLS!
THIS PAGE IS FOR PEOPLE OF ALL GENDERS, ASWELL AS HEALTH PROFESSIONALS TO UTILISE.
BOTH BLEEDING DISORDERS + CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS CAN CAUSE THE SAME BLEEDING SYMPTOMS.
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1. Take the SELF-BAT Test
A SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOL. COMPLETE ONLINE, PRINT + PRESENT TO YOUR DOCTOR HERE. PDF PRINTABLE VERSION HERE.
2. Take the 'Your Hormones Worksheet’
LEARN HOW HORMONES MIGHT BE AFFECTING YOUR MENSTRUAL CYCLE HERE.
3. Explore more on Women Who Bleed
EXPLORE OUR BLOG + RESOURCES. SELF-ADVOCATING AND WORKING WITH YOUR DOCTOR IS IMPORTANT.
4. Consider utilising the 'ISTH/CCS Bleeding Assessment Tool'
A STANDARDISED QUESTIONNAIRE + PROPOSAL FOR NEW BLEEDING DISORDERS, USEFUL FOR DOCTORS HERE.
5. Record your Menstrual Blood Loss with our MBAC NEW
DO YOU MENSTRUATE? UTILISE OUR VERY OWN “MBAC" TO ESTIMATE BLOOD LOSS, PRINT COPIES HERE.
6. Visually Document your Symptoms
PATIENTS FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE FIND THIS HELPFUL FOR THEIR DOCTORS + AWARENESS. EXAMPLES HERE. RECORD YOUR JOURNEY.
7. Find a Treatment Centre to Help You
FIND YOUR NEAREST TREATMENT CENTRE TO REACH OUT + INTRODUCE YOURSELF TO ONE HERE.
Disclaimer : We are passionate about sharing the experiences of women with bleeding disorders - their backgrounds with medical treatment, their life goals and how they achieve them, their dreams for the future of our community. While we are sharing our and others views and experiences of their lives with bleeding disorders, we are not giving out medical advice or seeking to treat anyone. We encourage all our readers and community to speak with their own medical team about their care, to advocate for themselves and to ask every question that comes to mind.
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