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  • "Survivor

    Humanitarian efforts. Any ideas?

    Hello to all. I had an unexpected HA 3 months ago. Two stents were placed in my main left artery because it was 100% blocked. I am  a 50 year old man who was in good shape. Now my EF is at 35% and I am in cardiac rehab working to improve that number. I have every confidence...

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    Widow Maker at 42

    I successfully finished the CrossFit Open 20.2 workout at the gym and after I did, I hung out for almost an hour, talking to friends I hadn’t seen because I had been away in Arizona. I gathered my things and proceeded to leave as it was almost Noon at this point and I had...

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    Heart Attack at 49

    Hi heart sisters and brothers!
    A year ago tomorrow is one year that I had my heart attack.  It's been a tough day today and instead of celebrating I'm anxious and fearful!  I had the classic symptoms and ended up having a non-stemi heart attack with no muscle...

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    Sara Smile

    On Sat, 11/9, I was sitting pm thr coutch with my wifewatching TV.with no warning, pain hie me in the chest like it was beingtorn apart and I couln't catch my. breath. Within a minute or so I told my wife to call 911. The Fire Department and EMTs were here in hardly

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