Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

My SCAD Story

May 10, 2018

I suffered a heart attack Friday morning 04/13/18 while at work. The pain on my chest was intense. I drove myself to the hospital and after an ECG, I was rushed by ambulance to Vancouver General Hospital. I had an angiogram and doctors found a long tear in one of my arteries and said that this is a rare form of heart attack. They are still doing research about it. It’s called SCAD- Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection. I am hoping we all get stronger with all the information we are learning about each other.