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  • Marilyn Chambers had HCM??

    Porn star Chambers died of natural causes

    Marilyn Chambers became a pop culture phenomenon when she starred in the X-rated “Behind the Green Door” in 1972. Throughout the ’70s and ’80s, she was one of the biggest names in the porn industry. Chambers, whose real name was Marilyn Ann Taylor, was found unconscious April 12 at her home in Canyon Country.
    Los Angeles County coroner's autopsy finds cerebral hemorrhage as the cause of 'Behind the Green Door' star's death last month. A final report will be available in several weeks.

    By Andrew Blankstein
    May 19, 2009
    Marilyn Chambers, the legendary adult movie queen who died last month, died from natural causes, a Los Angeles County coroner's spokesman said Monday.

    Chambers, whose real name was Marilyn Ann Taylor, was found unconscious April 12 at her home in Canyon Country. An autopsy was conducted two days later.


    "The findings of the autopsy," according to the coroner's report, "have established the cause of death to be: effects of cerebral hemorrhage, ruptured cerebral artery berry aneurysm. Other conditions: hypertrophic heart disease."

    Toxicology tests showed that two drugs in Chambers' system -- hydrocodone and citalopram -- were "within or below therapeutic levels."

    A final autopsy will be available in several weeks.


    Throughout the 1970s and '80s, Chambers was one of the biggest names in the porn industry, ranked by Playboy magazine as one of the top 100 sex stars of the 20th century and named one of the top 10 adult film stars of all time by Adult Video News.

    Chambers became a pop culture phenomenon when she starred in the X-rated "Behind the Green Door" in 1972.
    Daughter of Father with HCM
    Diagnosed with HCM 1999.
    Full term pregnancy - Son born 11/01
    ICD implanted 2/03; generator replaced 2/2005 and 2/2012
    Myectomy 8/11/06 - Joe Dearani - Mayo Clinic.

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    Re: Marilyn Chambers had HCM??

    A testament to the many and varied occupations that are still open to those with HCM!

    Jall
    Jall

    Diagnosed with unobstructed HCM in 2004 after a bad experience playing tennis
    Graduated to obstructed HCM by Dec, 2008.

    Life outside of HCM: Law, Photography, Tennis, Music, raising kids and camping

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      Re: Marilyn Chambers had HCM??

      Shortness of Breath takes on a whole new meaning now
      Marc
      Diagnosed @ 48
      Saw Dr. Michael Debakey @ age 5 - "He's fine, just a little noisy"
      Father to 3 boys 22, 25, 29 (all currently clear - pending genetics)
      AICD - Valentines Day '08, Spark Plug replaced 11/14
      After much research, I had a Myectomy @ Mayo for my 50th Birthday '08
      Quietly going insane . . .

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        Re: Marilyn Chambers had HCM??

        Marc,

        I've been waiting for your commentary on this one.

        L
        Onward and Upward !

        Diagnosed 4/07 HCM with fixed & dynamic obstruction
        Myectomy with resected cordonae tendonae 4/08 CCF
        ICD 10/08

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          Re: Marilyn Chambers had HCM??

          I bit my lip waiting for someone else to chime in.
          Marc
          Diagnosed @ 48
          Saw Dr. Michael Debakey @ age 5 - "He's fine, just a little noisy"
          Father to 3 boys 22, 25, 29 (all currently clear - pending genetics)
          AICD - Valentines Day '08, Spark Plug replaced 11/14
          After much research, I had a Myectomy @ Mayo for my 50th Birthday '08
          Quietly going insane . . .

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            Re: Marilyn Chambers had HCM??

            Perhaps disabled as some of us are we could still find employment... sorry I could not resist.. huffing and puffing could be viewed as acceptable?

            No really all joking aside very sorry for the outcome.. may Marilyn rest in peace.
            Dx @ 47 with HOCM & HF:11/00
            Guidant ICD:Mar.01, Recalled/replaced:6/05 w/ Medtronic device
            Lead failure,replaced 12/06.
            SF lead recall:07,extracted leads and new device 2012
            [email protected] Tufts, Boston:10/5/03; age 50. ( [email protected] 240 mmHg ++)
            Paroxysmal A-Fib: 06-07,2010 controlled w/sotalol dosing
            Genetic mutation 4/09, mother(d), brother, son, gene+
            Mother of 3, grandma of 3:Tim,27,Sarah,33w/6 y/o old Sophia, 5 y/o Jack, Laura 34, w/ 5 y/o old Benjamin

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              Re: Marilyn Chambers had HCM??

              It is hard to resist making funny comments, but the truth is, regardless of the professional choices that she made in her life, she did die prematurely, and for that, I am sorry.
              Daughter of Father with HCM
              Diagnosed with HCM 1999.
              Full term pregnancy - Son born 11/01
              ICD implanted 2/03; generator replaced 2/2005 and 2/2012
              Myectomy 8/11/06 - Joe Dearani - Mayo Clinic.

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