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After years of struggling with heart grumbles, pains and palpitations, i was repeatedly told (by different doctors) that it would just be stress, anxiety and depression. Different medications did nothing to stop the aforementioned issues I experienced. The symptoms also got so much worse after my Mum passed away in 2018 but this was again […]
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the CRY Conference was moved online again for 2021. On October 14 and 15, the conference was hosted in partnership by CRY and the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC). We were thrilled to welcome leading experts in cardiology from around the globe for presentations, discussion of case-based scenarios, […]
Since being diagnosed with my heart condition at 16 years old, I’ve been trying to understand my body, to understand my limitations and capabilities. That has stemmed into my life in many ways, particularly when it comes to challenging my body and perceptions of what makes a healthy lifestyle. It has led to me running […]
After a close friend of ours, Tim Butt, suffered a near-fatal cardiac arrest we decided it’d be a good idea to go for a run. Setting off from the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, we spent two weeks averaging fifteen miles per day across South Wales and through England all the way to London before then […]
12 years ago, last year, last week or even yesterday; it doesn’t matter how long ago it was when they died of an undiagnosed genetic heart condition, unfortunately, they’re still not here today and the pain of losing them most likely won’t have subsided. However as time moves on, you’ll remember what it feels like […]
The 9th December 2016 isn’t a key date for me. On that day, I was with my Mum, Dad and younger Sister, who were finishing up from undergoing their Flecanide Challenges…which all fortunately came back clear, which was a huge relief. At 18:30 I received a phone call from my Cardiologist, who went on to […]
On Tuesday the 21st of February I was sent home from work a little early as I was feeling unwell. My colleague had only recently returned to work after having the flu so I assumed I was coming down with something similar. My manager asked me to call in the next day if I was […]
myheart member, Andy Owen’s brother has written a blog about his probable diagnosis of ARVC which can be read here.
Watch how screening helped, Tommy Whitnall, Tonbridge Angels’ centre forward.