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  • Spooky story

    As I mentioned when I introduced myself, it's a family affair, and those that unwillingly gave HOCM to me passed away, some of them probably as a consequence of HOCM (or what became dilated CM).

    Now for the spooky story

    My mother had a sister - 12 years older and living 100 miles apart (in Dutch perspective, that's New York to LA ). My mother was already quite weak from heart failure, and (as these things go) got pneumonia, starting at night to pass away in the hospital the next morning.

    Unbeknowst to my mother, her sister passed away THAT VERY SAME NIGHT, her sister not being aware my mother was critically ill...! her sisters heart simply gave up that night .

    You can imagine my feelings when that morning I called the family to announce my mothers dead, only to find out I could'nt tell her sister... as I took the message from my uncle she had passed away too!

    Whomever I tell this story gets surprised to say the least... thought I might share this with you.

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    \"Hope is disappointment postponed\"

    Dx in 2004, first symptoms 20 years ago? Obstructed, A-fib, family history!

    Combined Morrow and (left atrial) Maze procedures & PVI at St. Antonius Hospital, Netherlands, March 28, 2013.

    Meds (past) propranolol, metoprolol, disopyramide, sotalol, amiodaron, aspirin, dabigatran, acenocoumarol.

    Meds (current) sotalol, dabigatran, furosemide.

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    WOW - what a horrible day for your family - that is amazing.

    God Bless them both - they arrived in heaven together!

    Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
    YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

    Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
    lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
    Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
    Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
    Currently not obstructed
    Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)


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      Re: Spooky story

      That is sad and strange too. I am sure it was joyful to the the two sisters that arrived together in Heaven.


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