APS Support UK

APS Support UK

About us

The national charity, APS Support UK, aims to achieve earlier diagnosis and offer support to anyone affected by antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) through awareness, education and research.

APS is an incurable life-threatening autoimmune condition that causes the blood to clot too quickly. The condition can cause potentially fatal events such as strokes, heart attacks, blood clots in the lung and DVTs.

In pregnancy, APS is the most important treatable cause of recurrent miscarriage and stillbirth, and is also associated with other complications such as pre-eclampsia, low weight babies and premature births.

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