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Are you living with heart disease or recovering from heart surgery?

If you are a patient living with heart disease, we are here to support you on your recovery journey. Share your real-world heart experiences in order to regain a sense of encouragement and help other heart patients and their caregivers. Tell us how it happened and what you experienced after your heart diagnosis.

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  • If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with a heart problem, you might have lots of questions and concerns. This group can be your sounding board for anything on your mind, as well as a place to share what you've learned with others.
  • Surviving a heart attack is a life-changing event. Beyond recovering from any procedures you might have had, you are now facing other issues such as making major lifestyle changes, taking medications and your emotional recovery. Th...
  • This group is a gathering place for anyone recovering from bypass surgery. A great place to connect with others who are doing the same.
  • Having a hard time staying motivated or maintaining the changes you’ve already made? You’re not alone. This group can connect you with others who need inspiration in their rehab program as well.
  • This group welcomes all folks who provide care for someone who has had an event. Here we support each other and share ideas, resources and experiences with other caregivers. Family members, friends and neighbors are invited to join us h...
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Signs and Symptoms

Seeing signs of heart disease? Know the symptoms. 

Many forms of heart disease can be prevented or treated with healthy lifestyle choices. Heart disease signs and symptoms can include:
  • Chest pain (angina)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain, numbness, weakness or coldness in your legs or arms if the blood vessels in those parts of your body are narrowed
  • Pain in the neck, jaw, throat, upper abdomen or back