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  • Hi Sean! Welcome! I'm new to the group and new to Mended Hearts in general. Glad to hear you're involved in the Mended Hearts community. Would love to get involved and give back, too. Any suggestions? ------Original Message------ Greetings, I first ...

  • Greetings, I first joined Mended Hearts back in 2015, a few weeks before my aortic valve replacement surgery. I was born with a bicuspid aortic valve, and I ended up having aortic insufficiency. I was 27 when I had my open heart surgery, and I'm 31 now. ...

  • Yes Brett this is not uncommon. I started having night sweats to the point that I could wring out my tee shirt I was wearing and had to change the sheets. My heart problems were from an infection in my heart valves, so I'm not familiar with the heart ...

  • Hi Brett I can totally relate to night sweats. I told my GP that I woke up at night sweating and felt cold and my blood pressure was high when I took it. He sent me to a cardiologist and I had the widow maker with two other blockages . Since then have ...

  • Wow,I had triple bypass June 30th@age 48-no heart attack they found an aneurysm in "widow maker"+2 other blockages. I to was in good shape+have a physically active job+life style. I experienced the sweats like that but only after the surgery and that ...

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