Those who have frequent nosebleeds may blame Colorado’s dry climate but they may be suffering from a serious genetic condition called Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia or HHT. One in 5,000 people have the disease and 90 percent of them don’t even know it.
It’s a relatively common and simple problem, yet more than half of us self-treat the wrong way. As we head to frigid temps, Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a new study that looks at one of the most frequent of winter problems: nosebleeds. His advice: don’t take them lying down.