Drugs – Cannabis

Cannabis (Spliff, marijuana, ganja, weed, hash, skunk, blow, puff, ‘erb etc.)   Cannabis is naturally occurring substance that can act as a relaxant and mild hallucinogenic.   When smoked, the effects are usually felt fairly quickly with people feeling more relaxed, happy and generally laid back.   Strong cannabis can also lead to pointless giggling, loss of inhibitions and an […]

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Drugs – Benzos

Benzodiazepines Benzos, temazies, jellies, eggs, moggies, vallies   Benzies are used to both counter the effect of ‘uppers’ like cocaine, speed and E and “downers” like heroin and booze.   Benzodiazepines are doctor-prescribed drugs for reducing stress and anxiety, promoting calmness, relaxation and sleep and as anti-depressants.     Examples include:   Estazolam (ProSom)   Flurazepam (Dalmane)   Quazepam (Doral) […]

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Drugs – Acid

LSD or acid (Tabs, trips, blotters, microdots)   Acid is a powerful hallucinogenic drug that alters your perception of the outside world.     Acid can turn you into a gibbering, giggling wreck, make the world seem like a magical place, and in one sublime experience, even make Cardiff City’s football ground look like the San Siro stadium.   During […]

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Haemophilia Scotland

  ABOUT US  Haemophilia Scotland is a registered charity (No. SC044298) based in Scotland for people who have haemophilia, von Willebrands and other bleeding disorders. We are an organisation for anyone who has these blood-related conditions so we can talk to each other; and we provides a united representative voice when speaking with the medical profession, with government, with the rest of […]

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Irish Haemophilia Society

  www.haemophilia.ie     History of the Irish Haemophilia Society To all our members who have journeyed with us over the past forty five years, and to those who joined the journey along the way, we acknowledge and thank you for your support and friendship, without which we could not have achieved all that has been achieved.  The value of the […]

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Haemophilia Wales

      Haemophilia describes a group of Inherited Bleeding Disorders in which there is a missing or reduced clotting factor in the blood. Haemophilia can be Severe, Moderate or Mild. Haemophilia A is the most common and is due to a deficiency of Factor V111 (Factor 8), Haemophilia B or Christmas Disease is caused by a deficiency in Factor […]

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Personal Safety and Awareness

  Living with a bleeding disorder doesn’t automatically make you a target. Technology, such as the internet and mobile phone apps have made life a lot easier to meet people. Some might just be looking for one off, random sexual encounters. Some want more such as a “fuck-buddy” or a relationship, each bringing their personal demands and pressures. This technology […]

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Support and Information

For more information, or if you would like to speak to someone, contact details of organisations are below. For men who have sex with other men and are living with a bleeding disorder, you can find related articles throughout the Haemosexual website.   Haemophilia Scotland is a registered charity (No. SC044298) based in Scotland for people who have haemophilia, von Willebrands and […]

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Sexually Transmitted Infections

If you have sex without a condom you could be at risk from the following: STI’s like Gonorrhoea, Syphilis, Herpes, Chlamydia or NSU (non-specific urethritis) Viral infections like HIV and Hepatitis   Some infections can also be transmitted during oral sex and by non-penetrative genital-to-genital contact, such as Genital Warts, Gonorrhoea A lot of people with STI’s do not feel […]

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