“They told me it was a sinus infection.”
Garima Dwivedi, Stroke survivorDonate Read her story Read her story
The toll of heart disease
Back from the brink
Michelle tried for months to get her symptoms taken seriously. Then she had a heart attack
Saving a mother's heart
It was almost too late when Christina learned that pregnancy complications had increased her risk of heart disease
Jennifer's story: Her heart valve was failing
Surgery saved her but research gives hope for new treatment options
Sudi's story: A heart attack out of nowhere
Sudi was determined to survive, for the sake of her baby
Help save more women.
Coming back from stroke
‘They told me it was a sinus infection.’
Garima was having a stroke. Would an earlier diagnosis have changed her story?
‘I don't want to give up hope’
Katherine had a stroke while in hospital for COVID-19. Now she’s working to put both behind her.
Cheryl's quest for answers
Her strokes were just the beginning. She needed to know what happened and why
How a woman survived a stroke when living alone
Geri had no spouse or children to help care for her. Luckily, she had Sue.
“We can't expect doctors to recognize women's symptoms, until the research does.”
Sherryn Rambihar, CardiologistDonate
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See the discoveries shedding new light on women’s heart and brain health – and how much we have yet to learn.