What the HHT?

A blog for the HHT community

Awareness

June 2017 We Came Together to Raise Awareness for HHT!

Through awareness, we are unifying the HHT community, educating the public and advocating for patients and families all across the world. And through awareness, Cure HHT is able to make strides in fulfilling its mission to find, treat and cure this disease. This Little Light of Mine  Marsha Hansen’s Special Tribute for HHT Marsha Hansen came to us as so many do, wishing to raise awareness and…

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Blissfully Ignorant or Hyper-aware?

Does anyone else teeter between these two states of mind? My husband and I often discuss which is better – As the person with HHT, he would rather be more on the blissfully ignorant side. His symptoms are not very severe (no AVMs we know of, but a lot of nosebleeds), and his family rarely discusses their medical issues, if…

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One of the Many Faces of HHT

I’ve recommitted to writing my monthly blog with a focus on HHT awareness, being newly diagnosed with HHT and ultimately living with HHT.  This month, I wanted to focus on the many faces of HHT, starting with my own. HHT does not discriminate against race, age, gender, weight, ethnicity, nationality or any other characteristic known…

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Being Competitive & Knowing Your Limits

Growing up, I was always in some sport. It began with t-ball, then transitioned into fast pitch softball where I was running back and forth from one field of play to another. In middle school, I had track right after school and then my mom would drive me to the next town over for softball…

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