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Five Things to Know About Aortic Aneurysms

Aortic aneurysms often occur without any apparent warning signs. Left untreated, they may rupture causing life-threatening consequences. While small aneurysms aren’t necessarily dangerous at onset, the underlying cause of an aneurysm may indicate a more serious health issue in the body.

Positive Attitude Contributes to Exceptionally Fast Recovery for LVAD Recipient in his Twenties

Alexander C. grew up watching his father and brother battle debilitating stomach issues. While he knew it was a problem, he figured it was normal and manageable based on their experiences. Throughout his adolescence, he’d deal with bouts of stomach pain, nausea and vomiting, and occasionally it would become so severe he’d go to the hospital. At every hospital visit, he was told it was probably just gastritis and was sent home with some nausea medicine and instructions to drink plenty of clear fluids.