Pamela McKenzie is a healthy, active mother of four living in the southwest of Western Australia, without any previous health condition. There was no reason to suspect that there was any cause for concern on Easter morning 2014, but later that morning, she suffered a rare form of heart attack (SCAD). She then set herself the task of finding as many other survivors as possible. What she found were more people that felt alone and isolated and this has now sparked Australian research into SCAD. TV appearances, magazine articles and radio interviews now under her belt, this book is the realisation of not being alone for the survivors of SCAD.
SCAD Straight from the Heart
This book contains true stories from real survivors in the hopes of raising awareness of an uncommon cause of heart attack in women and men. The emotional effect of SCAD can be quite traumatic for both the survivors and those around them. It is hoped that this book will help newly diagnosed SCAD sur...