Ive had so many medical problems over the years Ive lost count of all my disabilities and now im told I have a thickened aorta wall and both valves are reguritating blood and something closes to slowly what ever it is its the main reason for heart attacks in women, anyways I buried my husband 4 years ago and since age 30 Ive had a DNR due to all my other medical problems Im also in an electric chair so no excerse, my question is why am I unable to find out an approximate life expectancy if nothing is done on these valves, no I dont no the stage Im in but their must be data saying ok 5 yrs in start or 2.5 yr for middle or too late for late stage any one know the answer?? thanks for the help MarceyView Thread
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