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  • ​Thanks, Ralph.  It's now been about 6 months since the surgery, and I've been working and been back to the gym (a normal gym, not a rehab gym) for the past three months and am doing quite well.  I'm not nearly 100% yet, but I always was an athlete, even ...

  • Agree with what you've heard from others. The big message is STAY POSITIVE.  My open heart surgery (MV repair, one bypass) was in late September 2011. By Thanksgiving, I was ready for cardio rehab, which meant I had myself walking 30 minutes. Finished ...

  • Hi Katie, I was born with ASD and mitral valve regurgitation. They didn't find it until I was 4 and I was repaired at age 12. I currently live a pretty normal life..I exercise regularly, have 2 children and have been fortunate enough not to need more ...

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