urviving SCAD: My Journey to Awareness

urviving SCAD: My Journey to Awareness

As I sit down to write this blog post, I can’t help but reflect on the whirlwind journey that led me to this moment. I am a SCAD heart attack survivor. This week holds particular significance for me and many others like me, as it marks SCAD Awareness Week. SCAD,...
From Heartache to Hardcover: My Journey of Triumph

From Heartache to Hardcover: My Journey of Triumph

This week marks a monumental moment in my life – a day I’ve been dreaming of for years. As I sit here, surrounded by the scent of freshly printed pages and the weight of accomplishment settling on my shoulders, I can hardly believe that the book I poured my...
February is……

February is……

February holds a special significance for me as it is a month dedicated to both heart disease awareness and celebrating Black history. It serves as a poignant reminder to prioritize heart health and recognize the invaluable contributions of the Black community...
SCAD: Understanding the Rare and Dangerous Condition Affecting Women

SCAD: Understanding the Rare and Dangerous Condition Affecting Women

The Mystery of SCAD Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is a condition that can occur suddenly and without any obvious cause. While it is a rare condition, it is also a critical and sometimes life-threatening one, often affecting women. SCAD is characterized...
SCAD: A Rare but Manageable Heart Condition in Women

SCAD: A Rare but Manageable Heart Condition in Women

Overview of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) SCAD is a cardiac condition that affects women, which can be dangerous if left untreated. This condition is characterized by a sudden tear in the coronary arteries, which can lead to diminished or completely...
Surviving SCAD: A Journey of Hope and Resilience

Surviving SCAD: A Journey of Hope and Resilience

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is a rare and often misdiagnosed condition that can have severe consequences on a person’s health. It is a condition that predominantly affects women and can cause chest pain, heart attacks, arrhythmias, and even sudden...