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SURVIVORS

READ THEIR STORIES OF ENCOURAGEMENT

Real stories from real people.

Thousands of people are affected by heart disease and stroke.

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Stories of Survival

  • "Survivor

    Without my scar, I'm not here. Show it Proudly!

    My Heart Valve Story:
    In the fall of 2010 I was feeling tired all the time. I’d have to sit on the edge of the bathtub while I was drying my hair. I started taking the elevator at work – it was up only one floor. When I wasn’t too tired to go to the gym I...

  • "Survivor

    Sarcoidosis

    I will try and make it short. I have been dealing with this heart failure a year and a half. They found sarcoidosis in my lung. They did a pet scan and then never really told me the results. So recently I was looking at my medical records online. There it was, sarcoidosis in

  • "Survivor

    TAVR Talk:

    In my personal experience in 2014, TAVR was truly an Amazing
    and Victorious Rehabilitation.

  • "Survivor

    Heart Failure changed my life.

    We all deal with these things in our own way, but I think most of us feel a need to know how it effects others and we want hope.
    I was going through one of the hardest times in my life. One day I got dizzy, fell, and smashed my partner's favorite antique lamp. I was more...

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