Pamela McKenzie was in her early 40s and fit and healthy when she suffered a severe heart attack, leaving doctors puzzled.
A West Australian grandmother is giving hope to patients with a rare and deadly heart disorder, after recruiting survivors on social media who are now part of an Australian-first study.
After surviving a heart attack of her own, cardiology nurse Kristin O'Meara has a clear and important message for women: "Listen to your body."
Don't worry -- you're just tired and out of sorts after having your baby. But the chest pain experienced by the woman you're about to meet was much more than a difficult recovery.
"Heart attack survivor Laura Haywood-Cory, one of my heart sisters and a fellow “graduate” of the WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic, emailed me with great excitement last week"