Fibromuscular Dysplasia, or FMD, is a disease that causes abnormal cell development in the vessel walls of one or more medium-sized arteries in the body. This can cause narrowing (stenosis),…

How do you recognize cardiovascular disease? Most people think of acute signals, such as chest pain and pain between the shoulder blades. In practice, however, it appears that women can…

More women than men die of cardiovascular disease every single day. This is because the disease appears less clearly evident in women than in men. Scientific research is mainly aimed…

It’s been a week now. The normal film is still being played. Also tonight. Friday night dinner with two brothers and my sister. Came home and talked through the evening…

At not even 29 years old Truus had to deal with acute Non Hodgkin. Her daughter was just 1 year old when Truus had to fight for her life. After…

What does that do to you? Very much, I can assure you. Both in 1996 and 2001 I was confronted with the HELLP-syndrome during my pregnancies. Fortunately, two healthy babies…

In November of 2018, I was hospitalized for the first time on the Urgent Cardiac Care ward. When I got up I felt tremendous pressure on the chest, was completely…

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