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How Half-Life of Factor Really Works

by Andy Matthews with Dr. Mike Wang Bleeds were very common, in the 1970’s when I grew up.  The reason for that was that most people did not have access to factor, and many did not have the capability to use factor or Cryoprecipitate at home.  However, even today, there are many reasons why adult […]

The Awesome Benefits of Taekwondo

My wife Patti and I have a 5 1/2 year old son who is very active and “all boy all of the time,” if you know what I mean!   We were looking for some type of sport that our son would love but one that would also teach him to focus his energy and to have […]

Hep C Treatment Blog

Andy Matthews’ Hep C Treatment Blog December 30, 2012 Well, I have been very bad about keep up this post but really once you are on this therapy and it has cleared the virus and you are past most of the bad symptoms, there is not much to post.  The day of or after my […]

Spinning for Stronger Veins

Spinning for Stronger Veins                                                                             by Andy Matthews As a person living with hemophilia, I love anything to do with fitness and building great veins.  From the time I was a small boy I always wanted to be as strong as I could.  I have come across a great item that I think will really help build […]

Welcome to sweetaffliction.com – A Hemophilia Blog

So it begins…… Sweet Affliction is our blog about Hemophilia. Shall we say – the Hemophilia lifestyle. Much of it will be autobiographical in nature focusing on our experiences living with the disease.  Since we are both adults born prior to 1990, many of the stories and posts here will focus on HIV and Hepatitis […]