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    RE: Aortic aneurysm

    Good morning Shannon, I have had breathing issues under excertionfor many decades. I'm 63 now and am just founding from mymother who is 87 that when I was born that the doctor told her and my Dad that I will have heart problems and now it is being disclosed ...

  • Marilyn's advice is spot on.  My wife has been with me for all my appointments and has picked up comments and information that I entirely missed, especially early on when I was in shock mode.  This is extremely stressful, especially at first and having ...

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    RE: Aortic aneurysm

    Hi David, My name is Shannon about 6 years ago I was told I may look like I have Marfan's Syndrome and at the time I was in the ER for not being able to walk or breath as I was diagnosed with having DVT, and Bilateral pulmonary Embolisms. That is when ...

  • Dear Jeff: it sounds like you are on the correct path. This is a very stressful time for you. Thanks for reaching out to us for support . One day at a time. I encourage you to bring someone ( spouse, friend, close relative) with you. Another ...

  • Thanks Herb - and to all the rest of you.  Your replies and well wishes make me feel a lot better! Herb, you were right.  Cardiologist ordered and angiogram - which is tomorrow AM.  Thanks for the heads up otherwise I would not have expected that.  He ...