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Video: The Burden of HAE on a Young Mom

Lexi lives with the rare disease hereditary angioedema (HAE). She reflects on how the condition’s random swelling attacks impacted her life, including a recent pregnancy.


Hereditary angioedema has been painful both physically and emotionally for Lexi, now 30. In this video interview, she recalls how the unpredictable swelling attacks derailed plans when she was growing up and left her feeling isolated.

“I think it really affected my confidence in myself,” Lexi said.

Watch the video to learn more about the condition and Lexi’s hopes for her young daughter.