September e-Newsletter | Listen to the Rhythm of Your Heart

Just like knowing your personal risk factors for blood clots, it is important to recognize if you are at risk for Atrial Fibrillation, also known as AFib. September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, which provides a prime opportunity for NBCA to share important information about AFib and clot-provoked stroke. AFib is the most common type…

Three PEs Later: Kirsys’ Blood Clot Story

The personal story below is intended for informational purposes only. The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) holds the rights to all content that appears on its website. The use by another organization or online group of any content on NBCA’s website, including patient stories that appear here, does not imply that NBCA is connected to…

Surviving Blood Clots is Life-Changing: Jackie’s Story

I was just recently diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in my left leg, and acute pulmonary emboli (PE) in my lungs. It all began in early March of 2017, with an unexplained persistent cough. Shortly thereafter, I began to also have shortness of breath. I thought I was developing asthma. Although I initially ignored…

National Women’s Health Week 2017

A Movement to Raise Awareness about Birth Control and Blood Clot Risks Stand with the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) during National Women’s Health Week (NWHW), May 14-20, 2017, as we share life-saving information about dangerous blood clots. Women face a distinctive risk for blood clots that spans much of their lifetime. This risk is connected…

In the Blink of an Eye: Cody’s Story

The personal story below is intended for informational purposes only. The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) holds the rights to all content that appears on its website. The use by another organization or online group of any content on NBCA’s website, including the patient stories that appear here, does not imply that NBCA is connected…

Blood Clots Are Serious: Susan’s Story

The personal story below is intended for informational purposes only. The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) holds the rights to all content that appears on its website. The use by another organization or online group of any content on NBCA’s website, including patient stories that appear here, does not imply that NBCA is connected to…

My Son is My Hero: Christian’s Story as told by his Mother, Tara

The personal story below is intended for informational purposes only. The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) holds the rights to all content that appears on its website. The use by another organization or online group of any content on NBCA’s website, including patient stories that appear here, does not imply that NBCA is connected to…

100 Days of Blood Clot Awareness

Postscript July 2017 The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) extends its appreciation to Janssen Pharmaceuticals for support of our organization’s mission through the 100 Days of Blood Clot Awareness campaign that ended in June 2017. It was a successful event, with thousands of people visiting the video stories that served as the centerpiece of this…

March e-Newsletter | Blood Clot Awareness Month

This March, our e-Newsletter is packed with exciting information in recognition of Blood Clot Awareness Month (BCAM). We invite you to get involved with our Know More, Share More awareness effort, which involves a spectrum of new and unique digital content we have created to share key facts and information among all of our social media channels….