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Stories of Survival

  • "Survivor

    Birth Control for Fertility Treatments Caused My Stroke and CVST

    December 21, 2017 started off just like any other day. I woke up early, worked out and then got ready for work. I had a headache for two days prior. I was taking over-the-counter pain medication, but my headache was not so bad that it stopped me from my normal routine. While

  • "Survivor

    This is my story....

    Back in 2011, I was diagnose with heart disease called Atrial Fibrillation (AFIB) meaning I had an irregular heartbeat. If do remember approximate about 10 months before I had the heart attack I felt a few symptoms like lack of energy, shortness of breath, and at times I...

  • "Survivor

    4 Months today - time to tell my story

    My heart attack was June 4th. STEMI/100% RCA occluded. 2 stents. 
    My husband and I were at an appointment to plan his ankle replacement surgery. As we’re discussing details with his Doc I started becoming extremely warm. Tore off my sweater, and wiped the sweat

  • "Survivor

    Stroke, Sleep Apnea and Survival

    Stroke.
    I knew it, too, when the doctor confirmed it.
    I woke up June 27, 2018, primed to get ready for work. My knee gave out when I was walking the short distance from my bed to the bathroom. I also noticed that my left arm and shoulder felt weak and heavy. It was a very...

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