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  • Hi Sal, Sounds like your surgery was fairly recent. Don't get discouraged that you don't feel back to normal after a few weeks or even a few months. I just hit my 11 month mark and I will say that I didn't start feeling normal again till I hit 10 months. ...

  • Hello all. My name is Sal, I'm 48 years old, and live in Los Angeles. Three months ago I went to the ER with chest pain. I was told I had suffered a minor heart attack, and an angiogram a few hours later revealed that I had five major blockages, including ...

  • I had OHS (valve repair cum bypass) at age 69. It took me about two months before I could exercise for 30 minutes, at which point I knew I was ready for cardio-rehab. I think that course lasted another two-or-three months. During which and since, I've ...

  • Triple@48 due to an aneurysm in the widow maker. Its taken me 18 months to consistently feel good. I have a physical job+also active. The reason it has taken so long is ive had bad reactions to the meds(fatigue,aches,mentally foggy)physically+mentally ...

  • I am 50 years old and had triple bypass and an aortic valve replacement 3/2019. What type of valve did you get? I have a onyx mechanical valve. I am trying to find others who choose this valve for support. This is definitely the hardest situation that ...

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