Happy Holidays

Hi everyone! I wanted to wish you all a Happy Holiday in advance! I will be enjoying the holidays and will be disconnecting for a little while. I hate to bog myself down worrying about Brugada during this very special time of year.Rest assured, I will check all my messages, emails and comments at the New Year.I will answer everyone as soon as possible the first week of January! I just wanted you all to know Im taking a little break so you don’t think Im ignoring you. I will be in touch after New Years! Stay, safe, healthy and well!

10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. natana kramer
    Feb 22, 2016 @ 13:04:30

    I hope you had a a fun time during the holiday season! 🙂


    • AliciaB
      Feb 23, 2016 @ 07:32:08

      Everything is great. I’m currently in college classes and have no time to write on my blog. I guess thats a good thing 😀


      • natana kramer
        Feb 23, 2016 @ 15:59:12

        That is a good thing! I had to take a break from writing in mine too because school work has gotten the best of me lately! Good luck with school 🙂

  2. MioMyo
    Jan 29, 2016 @ 17:19:50

    How are you, Alicia?


  3. tothewoods4
    Dec 28, 2015 @ 17:06:23

    Last month I had a bad fainting spell in the middle of the night for no reason. I woke up feeling very strange, almost as if I was fading away. I fainted in the living room and my parents struggled to find my pulse. My mother rushed me to the hospital where the ER nurse told me I appeared to have a brugada on my EKG. The cardiologists I saw later, told me it was just vasovegal syncope. I’ve had all the signs and symptoms of it. I’ve even had multiple people die suddenly from cardiac arrest. Any advice? Feel free to email me at tylerhmixon@gmail.com I’m a 21 year old male. My sister has a pacemaker for total heart block and has had one since the age of 5.


  4. Keitha Forbes
    Dec 23, 2015 @ 19:51:12

    My 24yrs old son was recently diagnosed with Brugada . He has type 1 and
    he has the gene . He is asymptomatic . I don’t know if he needs an ICD. We saw 2 cardiologist (EPS) ; they don’t know what to do . One said he should forget about it, and just move on with his life, and do something if he. He isn’t an advocate for the ICD because of the problems that can be associated with it. The second one and his colleague is leaving it up to us. We don’t know what to do . My husband died from heart disease at age 34 that was is 1990.The doctors are now thinking it may have been brugada , Right now I am a crazy person ; i don’t know what to do. I was looking on the internet and saw your information .
    Thank you


    • AliciaB
      Dec 23, 2015 @ 21:10:47

      Hi Keitha. I’m not a doctor but I would absolutely get an ICD. Type 1, positive genetics and his father died at 34? That is very high risk. I suggest you get a third opinion. You can email Dr Brugada as well…ramon@brugada.org. I don’t don’t think it’s acceptable at this point that he just go on living pretending he doesn’t have it. That is very dangerous. Please see another doctor. Yes ICDs have problems associated with them but they can save his life.


  5. Carla
    Dec 22, 2015 @ 01:12:20

    Cara Alicia, auguri immensi a te e alle persone che ami per un nuovo anno di pace, gioia, amore e luce! Love Carla.


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