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  • 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 ...

  • So I am only 34 and received open heart surgery to replace my aortic valve and repair the aneurism around my aortic. My surgery was in October 2019 and just wanted to see how long it took others to recover and being able to be active again?? Such as playing ...

  • Nicole - There are several great Aortic Aneurysm Support Groups on Facebook. I am sure if you posted your question on Aortic Hope you could get some of your questions answered. My repair was done in DC.  Happy to answer any questions. kbbertozzi@gmail.com ...

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