Tag Archive for: Cardiac

Keith Hillerich

Resting at home one evening, Keith Hillerich noticed he “didn’t feel quite right.” Then, his wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) alarmed. Keith experienced a life-threatening episode of sustained rapid heart rate. This episode caused Keith’s heart to stop.

Tammy Cadle

Ten years ago, Tammy Cadle almost died. Getting ready for work, Tammy had just finished taking a shower. “As soon as I lifted my leg out of the shower, I felt a pain go through my chest, through my body, that was like nothing I had ever felt,” she recalled. “I felt a strangling feeling in my through and such a sense of dread.”