Low Iron Levels and Blood Clots in HHT
You probably know that people with HHT are often short of iron because of bleeding, particularly from the nose. Being short of iron is what makes you anemic. But how does this fit in with blood clots? The big message for people with HHT is that they are at risk of blood clots, despite having a blood vessel/bleeding disorder. Low Iron Levels and Blood Clots in HHT is a newsletter article written by Dr. Claire Shovlin, Pulmonologist and Director of the Hammersmith Hospital HHT Center in London.