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As a Sickle Cell Warrior there are Five things you must do to have a long and happy life!

Easily remembered by the Acronym.


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W - Water!

You need water! Lots of Water.
Dehydration is one of the most easily recognisable Crisis triggers.

As a Warrior you should aim for at least 3-4 litres daily and even more when you have diarrhea.

Drink some water,and drink some more!
I - Infection Prevention/Immunization
Warriors are prone to Infections,so its important they get immunised against the Vaccine preventable ones and Take extra steps to prevent infection.

Hand washing,Good food hygiene, Good Sexual Hygiene,
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They say love conquers all! But when it comes to Sickle Cell, does love really conquer?

When you Consider the emotional and financial strain that comes with having children with Sickle Cell Anaemia, is it still worth it?

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They tell us to marry someone we love. If the said partner has been verified to be a faithful believer and a true love, Is it still a valid reason for 2 people who are not genotype compatible go ahead and get married?

In as much as we know that considering our future partners’ religious beliefs and morals are important factor, the health aspect cannot be neglected. Some choices you make can mar your relationships no matter how strong it is.

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