By Adam Pick on June 19, 2009
I just received an interesting question about memory loss after heart valve surgery from Paige Mitchell of Virginia.
By Adam Pick on June 7, 2009
Thanks to a great support group and medical team, I made a full recovery after my double heart valve surgery. However, I did experience a series of physical and emotional challenges during my recovery. One of those challenges was specific to my voice. As Robyn (my wife) could tell you, my voice became incredibly hoarse following surgery.
By Adam Pick on June 2, 2009
On the topic of heart valve surgery recovery, I just received a very important question from Holly.
By Adam Pick on May 31, 2009
When talking with patients and caregivers about heart surgery recovery, I can never say enough about cardiac rehabilitation programs. I hear from patients over-and-over-and-over-and-over again about how valuable cardiac rehabilitation programs are for their physical, social and mental well-being after heart surgery.
By Adam Pick on May 21, 2009
Josh just asked me an important, post-operative question about elevated heartbeat sensations after heart valve surgery and aneurysm repair. I responded below but, if you are a former patient, maybe you can help Josh by leaving a comment as well? Here is what he writes:
By Adam Pick on May 19, 2009
I’m not sure if you remember… But, I have been trying to get life insurance after my heart valve surgery for a lonnnnnnnnnnnnnng time.
By Adam Pick on May 9, 2009
Cindy, from Illinois, just asked me a fantastic question about heart valve surgery and the intensive care unit (ICU).
By Adam Pick on May 6, 2009
I just received a very important question from Dahlia about constipation and heart surgery.
By Adam Pick on May 4, 2009
In response to a recent blog titled, “Do I Have Cardiac Depression?”, I just received a follow-up question from Eva. She writes, “Adam: Does every heart valve surgery patient go to cardiac rehabilitation?”
By Adam Pick on April 15, 2009
I just received an interesting email from Jake.