I Am a Survivor of Cardiac Arrest

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    I Have Had 3 Open Heart Surgeries.

    I have a genetic disease that forces my liver to produce "bad" cholesterol. I had my first surgery when I was 7 years old. I'm now 45 and in very bad shape. I had 4 heart attacks in 2010 and survived them all. Currently I have a blocked renal artery. It is very common for me...
    Polonius Polonius
    1 Response Apr 14, 2011


    Greetings. In September 2009, I had a close call. I was powerwalking in my neighborhood, when suddenly I felt a POP in my chest. I was down in a couple seconds. Fortunately, a neighbor was walking nearby, and was able to call 911 and do cpr. I was told they performed CPR on me...
    mdgmeagher mdgmeagher
    Mar 29, 2010
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