Reproductive health and SCAD

Watch this panel on women’s reproductive health and SCAD to understand what we know about the role hormones may play in SCAD. The doctors reviewed recommendations regarding contraception, pregnancy, and menopause symptom management. Most important, they offered sound advice gained through their personal experience helping SCAD patients. Two-time SCAD survivor and SCAD Alliance board member Rebecca

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Heart Month — Why SCAD clinical trials are so important

Our Heart Month “Ask the Experts” February 5 addresses the importance of clinical studies and women’s cardiovascular research. Listen through this link: https://youtu.be/YzPy3kg2d5E Special guests are all iSCAD Registry principal investigators (PI): Dr. Heather Gornik, University Hospitals — Cleveland Dr. Gretchen Wells, University of Kentucky Dr. Esther Kim, Vanderbilt University Meet the Panelists Dr. Heather

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End-of-Year Ask the Experts Round Up

Is SCAD heart disease? Can I ride a roller coaster? In the past six months, SCAD Alliance has solicited survivors’ questions to be reviewed and answered by an expert panel during our monthly webinars. Today, we close out the year by answering some unique questions and recapping some of the hot topics survivors care about.

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The Power of One: SCAD Advocacy

The Ask the Experts panel will discuss advocacy and how it can play an important role in your healing and help raise awareness of SCAD at the same time. Use this link to join us: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=he88JXwHvrw&t=1415s   Katie Adams survived SCAD in 2017 following the delivery of her 4th child. She also has carotid dissection (2008) and a

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Answering your vascular and FMD questions…

Patients submitted a range of questions for our Ask the Experts panel related to imaging, fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD), aneurysms, and dissections. Watch the video here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81235553100 SCAD Alliance thanks our wonderful experts who hosted the panel: Dr. Esther Kim, is a cardiologist and vascular medicine specialist with an interest in uncommon arterial disorders including spontaneous coronary

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SCAD in the ER on Ask the Experts

GREAT ADVICE FOR EVERY WOMAN. Dr. Alyson McGregor, Dr. Basmah Safdar, Dr. Sahar Naderi and SCAD Alliance Co-founder/Board Chair Katherine Leon discuss the difficult issues SCAD patients face in the Emergency Department, both when initially diagnosed and with any ongoing chest pain during the recovery phase. Here is the recording for you to view and

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Genetics on Ask the Experts–A Conversation Hosted by SCAD Alliance

In August, Ask the Experts covered SCAD and genetics. Our amazing volunteer panelists — Dr. Mark Lindsay, Dr. Amy Kontorovich, and Dr. Stan Henkin — were led by SCAD survivor and Board Member Rebecca Freeman. Access the recording through this link: SCAD and Genetics SCAD Alliance is very grateful to our panel for contributing their

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Learn the latest on post-SCAD physical activity and cardiac rehab

SCAD Alliance hosted our second “Ask the Experts” webinar to discuss post-SCAD physical activity and cardiac rehabilitation on Friday, July 10th, 2020. Access the webinar through our list of Ask the Experts recordings on our YouTube channel. Rebecca Freeman, MS, MPH, a two-time SCAD survivor, mom of two, and pediatric physician assistant, moderated the panel.

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Introducing the SCAD Alliance storefront!

Purchase items for your daily use, while supporting SCAD patients and research. The SCAD Alliance phone case speaks volumes. Say good morning with a SCAD Alliance mug. Host a party in a SCAD Alliance apron. Every SCAD Alliance item starts a conversation about spontaneous coronary artery dissection. Each purchase benefits SCAD Alliance and our programs,

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