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Heart Transplant

Heart Transplant

I have left side heart failure and am wondering if I can get a transplant later. I have a BMI of 30 and exercise regularly. Also, I have restricted airway disease (Asthma, mild), schizophrenia, the symptoms are somewhat under control most of the time but I have occasional bouts of nonviolent words that don't make sense, interruptions, etc. Also, I am obsessive and have smoked cigarettes for years. I'm trying to quit and attending online pulmonary rehab. Could I be a candidate for transplant… read more

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Hi Barb, you will need to talk to your Doc. About that. I'm a patient like you.
We need to ask our Dr. For important questions concerning health. I do .
Hope your having a good day.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

My understanding is your bad habits move you down the list. Good habits move you up, and they can tell if you smoke or have asthma.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I have never smoked in my life because I was born with Asthma, and I do not drink ... ever.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

First step stop smoking I never smoked or drink. But I can’t breathe with smoke on people. I will pray he take that away from you.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Thanks but pscyh. doctor won't let me take it. I have mental health issues too.

posted over 3 years ago
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