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Heart Attack Story

My Heart Health Story: I Didn't Know Nausea And Sweating Are Symptoms Of A Heart Attack

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Montgomery

The fact of a heart attack became a reality when I was told by the emergency room on-call cardiologist that I couldn't wait for family to arrive to the hospital for support. "There's no time to lose." He needed to perform a heart catheterization procedure immediately.

My Heart Health Story: I Thought I'd Pulled A Muscle

Amy Nartatez Heinl | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Nartatez Heinl

Three months after recovering from my heart surgery, I ran my first 5k. My goal was to run the entire race and finish, and that I did.

My Heart Health Story: I Was Misdiagnosed and Suffering From a Rare Congenital Heart Defect

Rekisha Harris | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Rekisha Harris

My life is not "go, go, go" all the time like it was before. I rest more, eat better and take some time for myself. I think we all get used to doing too much and learn to ignore minor ailments or fatigue because that is what women are programmed to do.

My Heart Health Story: I Underwent Open-Heart Surgery At 20

Regan Judd | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Regan Judd

After a visit to the emergency room, followed by an appointment with a cardiologist, my life would soon take an unexpected turn. I was diagnosed with a rare congenital heart defect that was causing my heart valve to leak severely and enlarged my heart twice the normal size.