S1 E8- A Stroke and Open Heart Surgery -Hyvelle Ferguson-Davis’ Story

S1 E8- A Stroke and Open Heart Surgery -Hyvelle Ferguson-Davis’ Story

Hyvelle was living her life as a normal 41 year old woman when her life was suddenly changed by a stroke. That was just the beginning of her journey. Shortly after she had to undergo open heart surgery and multiple stent surgeries. Hyvelle is a fighter who shares her heart disease survivor story with other women and she is determined…

Interviews from the heart- Hyvelle Ferguson-Davis

Interviews from the heart- Hyvelle Ferguson-Davis

Name: Hyvelle Ferguson- Davis Age: 46 City, State: North Lauderdale, Florida How old were you when you were diagnosed with heart disease 41 yeas old How did you learn that you have heart disease After my stroke Have you had any surgeries or hospitalizations related to heart disease Yes, Open heart surgery, subsequence stent surgeries How has living with heart…

S1 E7 -Three Stroke Survivors Who Are Now Homies (Stromies)

S1 E7 -Three Stroke Survivors Who Are Now Homies (Stromies)

On this episode of The Heart Life we meet Sarah, Angie and Tamsen- Three women brought together by the most extraordinary of circumstances. Strokes brought them together – and now they’re homies. Stroke homies…STROMIES! Angie Jorgensen is a mom and certified fitness instructor. In 2012 she was in a coma, suffered a stroke and found out she had a rare…

S1 E6 -She Spent 3 Years Fighting For Her Life- Molly Hemphill’s Story

S1 E6 -She Spent 3 Years Fighting For Her Life- Molly Hemphill’s Story

At 25 years old Molly’s life changed overnight. Her heart was beating 180 beats per minute with no sign of slowing down when she got to the emergency room. That night her life changed forever. She spent years fighting for her life and ultimately her will to live proved to be stronger than heart disease. She developed a love for…

S1 E5- Four Strokes and Two Brain Surgeries Later – Lisa Deck’s Story

Lisa Deck is a four time stroke survivor who is currently living with moyamoya disease. She has had two brain surgeries, she is  a fighter and  she uses her experience to educate and empower women about the risk factors for heart disease and stroke.  Learn more about Lisa’s story here

S1E4 -Three heart procedures before the age of 10 -Helga’s Story

S1E4 -Three heart procedures before the age of 10 -Helga’s Story

Helga was born with an aortic heart valve stenosis. After the first femoral catheter they decided to do another femoral catheter intervention where they used a balloon catheter to expand her aortic valve. But the surgery failed and so she had a valve with a serious insufficiency. It became so bad that they decided to implant me a donor valve.…