blood clotting disorders

10 Blood Clotting Disorders

When a person is physically injured, the external layer of the involved skin is usually torn apart, causing it to bleed. In order to stop the bleeding, a number of proteins and other different blood particles start to work together in forming a blood clot with the common purpose of stopping blood loss. The process, … Continue reading “10 Blood Clotting Disorders”

internal bleeding

10 Signs of Internal Bleeding

What is Internal Bleeding? Internal bleeding involves the loss of blood that takes place inside the body. Due to the nature of occurrence in which, happening inside the body and usually in lesser amounts, it may take quite some time before the bleeding will be noticed. When the bleeding is rapid or intense, swelling may occur. … Continue reading “10 Signs of Internal Bleeding”

Platelet Donation

10 Platelet Donation Facts

Platelets play a critical role in the blood clotting process. The number of platelets in the blood is referred to as platelet count and normally ranges from 150,000 to 450,000 per one millionth of a liter of blood. A platelet count with less than 150,000 per microliter of blood is termed as thrombocytopenia while a … Continue reading “10 Platelet Donation Facts”