Living a Full Life with Congestive Heart Failure
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Living a Full Life with Congestive Heart Failure

You get a complete program. He really was proactive and made a lot of great changes here. The end of my cardiac rehab dovetailed with the emergence of another cardiac problem, which was was very very difficult, frightening, and frustrating. I was in the hospital for 3 days and we were still trying to figure […]

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Heart Attack Video: John’s Story
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Heart Attack Video: John’s Story

Lisa, Jamul Feed Store Employee: It was a very, very hot day. You know, I just thought it was heat stroke. I thought, “You know what Lisa, you need to hurry up and cool this man off.” 911 Call: Copy that. 44-year-old male. Chest pain, moving some hay, got progressively worse. Lisa: I was scared […]

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Rise Above Heart Failure: Jang Jaswal
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Rise Above Heart Failure: Jang Jaswal

(soft piano music) My name is Jang, Jang Jaswal, and I’m from San Jose, California. When I had my first heart attack, I was 32 years old at that time. So, every two years or three years, I would have a heart attack, and slowly, the output of the heart became slower and slower, and […]

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Santa, Can You Bring My Mommy a New Heart?
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Santa, Can You Bring My Mommy a New Heart?

[Music] My granddaughter told Santa: “I want a heart for my mommy for Christmas.” It was so hard to understand how somebody’s heart, the failure of it could go so rapidly down hill. I could never be the mother that Stephanie is to them. It was very scary, probably the scariest thing to think about […]

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