When I say that being diagnosed with LVNC was surprising, truthfully, it was the severity of the condition that caught me off guard - Being diagnosed with LVNC. The news of a heart-related problem wasn’t completely unexpected.



Although I had been fairly healthy overall in my childhood and enjoyed an active life that involved playing and practicing sports like basketball, football, and swimming or even scuba diving, with my siblings and friends (I even played on my college basketball team), there had been disturbing signs. [...]
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Earlier in my life, if I had imagined writing a memoir, I thought it would be about the work that I do as an engineer and entrepreneur. [...]
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Flu is still around. The flu virus can leave one feeling weak and unwell. I would have a harder time fighting off viruses that cause diseases. In fact, people with heart trouble are more likely to get the flu than people with any other long-term (chronic) illness. Here is how I have been dealing so far.


Heart Disease and the Flu

Viral infections like the flu would also put added stress on the heart patient’s body, which can affect the blood pressure, heart rate, and overall heart function (WebMD). [...]
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