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Thousands of people are affected by heart disease and stroke.

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Stories of Survival

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    Heart stent - recognizing the symptoms in women

    Back in March, 2016, over a weekend, I had a nagging pain in my upper left back area.  I thought it was a pulled muscle and never thought it was heart related (but it didn't subside all weekend).  Fortunately, I was scheduled to see a new family doctor on Monday...

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    Lord Heal Our Heart ❤️

    I joined the group because I know that I am not alone and I need to fellowship  with other Hearts like mine. I need a healing heart and I can’t do it alone..
    I’m a Single mother of four and just moved to a new state, one day my leg got swollen and I have a...

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    From bypass to stents to more stents to more stents and now, more stents?

    In July, 2005 I underwent open heart/bypass CABG surgery. The fixed 3 of 5 that needed attention then a few months later stented the other two. For the past 4 years I have begun experiencing angina in early ot mid Autumn. After 2 Christmas Eves in hospital after more stent installation,...

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    3 strokes in 24 hours at 26

    My mother was told she could never have children, yet while she was undergoing chemo and radiation for a brain tumor ended up pregnant with me. By the time the doctors listened to her, they were able to tell I was a girl... So I had been receiving her chemo and radiation for

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