Support Group for Mechanical & Artificial Heart Valve Surgery & Using Warfarin
My name is John. I am 56 years old. My wife's name is Michele. Her daughter’s name is Mikayla. Mikayla's father passed away when she was 3. She is now 13. I have known Michele for almost twenty years. Michele and I dated for 8 years and we decided to get married last October. Marrying Michele was the best thing I ever did. She is (and has been) my saving grace since my mitral valve replacement surgery of Feb 6, 2011. She has been my rock. I hope everyone out there can give credit to the…Continue
I had a mechanical heart valve in Nov 2010 after going into the final stages of heart failure . I was born with bicuspad aortic stenosis , I always had a reduced excersise tolerance since i was a child but it never really caused me any problems , over the last few years i was becoming more breathless , and tired , attending the hospital every year for check ups and was advised that the valve was serious but stable . I attended the hospital in 2009 and the doctor had…Continue
hi hope everyone is well and was wondering if any of you get a very metalic tick in your head when exercising , ive had my new mitrol valve for 10 weeks and everything else is going fine.
Hi Tickers, i've been a member since June 2010 after being advised to join by a nurse in our local hospital here in Dartford. She told me it was a great source of information ( wow not wrong there then ).
I was born in 1960 with a biscupid aortic valve, never caused me any problems as i sailed through life being told i had a
murmur by every person who held a stephoscope to my chest. In January 2010 whilst having my HGV medical my GP said he wanted me to have some heart test's…Continue