I've been experiencing severe shortness of breath and fatigue plus horrendous swelling in my legs, ankles, fingers and feet. I've had these symptoms for at least 6 months and had a sudden cardiac arrest a little over a year ago. So I went to my Dr about 3 months ago or so and had a nuclear stress test and they're was an abnormality that showed a blockage. He decided I needed a cardiac catheterization and I had that yesterday. Well the Dr that did the procedure told my mom I had no blockages but I do have a stiff heart with no further explanation. I was still asleep or I would've been asking questions but either way my mom seemed ok with this. So when I got home and I googled it I got scared. If you could explain what this means and what the general life expectancy is that would be great. Maybe it's not as bad as i think. Also I'm only 35 years old and have 2 daughters. One 15 and the other is 5. I'm all they have and I need to know what I'm facing for their sake and arrangements for them if need be. I need to know what exactly it outs that we're facing.
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