I Have Had Major Heart Surgery

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 13 People

    Needed A Valve Job

    Like many aged and rusted out hulks I reached the point where I needed a valve job. My aortic valve kept getting more and more restricted and my heart was pumping so hard to get blood to my body. Congestive heart failure, fatigue, swollen legs etc. made life pretty miserable and...
    JoeBone JoeBone
    66-70, M
    3 Responses Jun 30, 2011

    Open Heart Surgery

    I have had major Heart surgery.  I have never smoked a cigarette, ever.  I drink once or twice a year. I eat healthy. At age 53 I had triple by-pass.  Had to keep up with my brothers.  3 out of 5 have had their surgery also.  Parents passed because of HD...
    dddnga dddnga
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Aug 5, 2009
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