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FIRAZYR is a medicine used to treat acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in adults 18 years of age and older.

Jan 06

From Triggers to Treatment

Published on January 06, 2016 in Attack the Attacks 0

When I look back to when I first learned of my husband’s hereditary angioedema (HAE), it feels like a lifetime ago. I spent a lot of time trying to educate myself about HAE. I was certain that together we could deal with HAE, but I learned quickly that was easier said than done.

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Dec 04

Trauma as a Trigger

Published on December 04, 2015 in HAE 101 0

Many things are thought to be possible triggers of hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks, such as anxiety, stress, hormones, and physical traumas. Some patients can’t identify any triggers for their attacks. Every patient’s experience is different. For me, trauma can be a trigger, but it’s usually not until the “trauma storm” has passed and things start to calm down that I get an attack. I don’t always know when an attack will happen, but by knowing my body, my HAE, and its triggers, I can better plan ahead for the unexpected.

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Nov 04

Often, when I talk with newly diagnosed hereditary angioedema (HAE) patients, they have many questions. Sometimes they’re looking for validation, answers about their disease and attacks, or just another person to talk to on a similar journey. Having had HAE for a while now, I hope my advice and experiences can provide people with a sense of support.

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Oct 07

Who Should Know About My Illness

Published on October 07, 2015 in HAE and Family 0

When I was first diagnosed over 20 years ago with hereditary angioedema (HAE), only my close family and friends were aware. I didn’t know much about HAE at the time and I certainly wasn’t aware of what different HAE attacks were capable of doing to my body. Therefore, I didn’t say much about my HAE to other people.

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What is FIRAZYR?

FIRAZYR is prescribed to treat acute HAE attacks in adults 18 years of age and older.

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