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What are things I can do to help with the treatment of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)?

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If you have antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), it’s important to treat any other conditions that put you at risk for blood clots, like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes, and other autoimmune disorders. You also need to stop smoking and stop estrogentherapy (either for menopause or birth control) if you have APS.

From: What Is Antiphospholipid Syndrome? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: “What is Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome?”

American College of Rheumatology: “Antiphospholipid Syndrome.”

APS Foundation of America: “Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome.”

Mayo Clinic: “Antiphospholipid Syndrome.”

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 16, 2018

SOURCES:

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: “What is Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome?”

American College of Rheumatology: “Antiphospholipid Syndrome.”

APS Foundation of America: “Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome.”

Mayo Clinic: “Antiphospholipid Syndrome.”

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 16, 2018

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