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Aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm - The aorta - Life after an aortic dissection

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Our new member Brenda's story..she lost her post so reproducing it here...

What type of Aortic Dissection have/did you have?: Share your story with other members on your blog?Type AHappy to share. 05/Oct 2013 08.45 bent over to straighten dogs bed and felt like I had been shot in right side of chest. Loud whooshing rush in my ears and felt like I had cement poured down my spine. My legs went from under me in an awful numbness but the type you could feel/cold and horrible blown up feeling.Lucky my son had not yet gone to work and called 999. I believe my wonderful…See More
Nov 4
Brenda Grunwell posted a blog post

I keep loosing my story so for now 'hello'

Thankyou all for welcoming me. I have just lost 2 long posts. I am not very good on the PC so for now its just 'Hello' again !! and thankyou so much for welcoming me. Maybe my previous posts will turn up. I am Brenda and at the moment feel a bit of a calamity. I experienced the start of my story with Aorta dissection on 5th Oct 13 when a tear appeared in my descending arch. Now 1 year on I am more than ever wanting to know about other people as survivors and their life after AD so am so looking…See More
Oct 9

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My Story 5 Replies

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Blog Posts

I keep loosing my story so for now 'hello'

Posted by Brenda Grunwell on October 9, 2014 at 13:10 — 4 Comments

My AD story

Posted by Steve Williams on September 21, 2014 at 13:01 — 5 Comments

3 months post aortic dissection repair

Posted by Angela Kirkham on September 19, 2014 at 12:44 — 4 Comments

I have a question.

Posted by Wayne Settje on August 23, 2014 at 15:30 — 3 Comments

watch for scams

Posted by Wayne Settje on July 25, 2014 at 14:53 — 1 Comment

My Story,

Posted by Gary Dan Salow JR on July 24, 2014 at 21:28 — 3 Comments

Sorry I haven't been active.

Posted by Kimberlee Jones on June 14, 2014 at 8:41 — 5 Comments

4th Anniversary of my AAD

Posted by Gregory Smith on June 2, 2014 at 9:24 — 6 Comments

Couple of updates........

Posted by Paul on April 16, 2014 at 20:00 — 3 Comments

positive outlook maybe??????

Posted by Elaine Howlin on April 6, 2014 at 22:04 — 4 Comments

One year ago today!

Posted by Mo Sanderson on March 19, 2014 at 7:20 — 8 Comments

first CT scan results

Posted by Wayne Settje on January 31, 2014 at 16:08 — 2 Comments

One year ago today.

Posted by Wayne Settje on January 10, 2014 at 16:30 — 3 Comments

Any medication tips?

Posted by Paul on January 6, 2014 at 20:26 — 7 Comments




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