Could a stomach
swell be next?
This hae day :-) help others learn about the impact of HAE.
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Day-to-day life with HAE
People with HAE have reported that symptoms can interfere with many aspects of life.
said they experience anxiety*
reported that HAE prevented them from applying to certain types of jobs†
reported that HAE impacted their career advancement†
*In a survey of 445 people with HAE.
†In a 2007-2008 survey of 457 people with HAE.
Recognizing the emotional toll of HAE
Certain emotions can persist before and after attacks—they can even trigger attacks.
Fear of attacks
In a 2017 survey of 445 people with HAE:
- 50% of people experienced anxiety
- 24% of people exhibited symptoms consistent with depression
In a 2019 survey of 168 people with HAE:
- 45% felt severely stressed‡
- 55% were concerned about attacks worsening in the future§
‡Only 159 participants provided a response to this section of the survey.
§Only 160 participants provided a response to this section of the survey.
You deserve to live without worrying about HAE attacks all the time. If you already have a plan in place, but you're unable to manage your HAE the way you'd like to, it might be time for a change.Learn about managing HAE
What causes hereditary angioedema (HAE)?
75% of HAE cases are passed down through families. The other 25% develop HAE because of a spontaneous change in their genetic code, so family history can't always help with diagnosis.