So am I becoming the next Iron-man?

I sat down with the team of Drs earlier today and they had a couple of questions to ask me, for example; how do you feel about a heart transplant? what are your thoughts about mechanical hearts? and I told them that with medication I’d like to beat this and I don’t think that I am the type of guy who will need a heart transplant.

They then went on to show me some data about heart transplant patients and statistics showed that only 58% people live for 10 years after their transplant.

They asked me what does this mean to me? I replied them by saying numbers don’t prove anything and that I CAN beat the statistics if needed. I think they were quite blown away with my positivity.

We then went on to discuss heart failure management and our final decision was that I would not be able to leave the hospital without a defibrillator.

A defibrillator is like one of those machines in the movies where the person passes out and comes back to life whilst getting electric shocks to the heart. The only difference is that this machine would be implanted in my body. Supposedly, my heart stops beating the defibrillator would give it a shock and would keep me alive (kind of like insurance for my life).

I was kind of scared but I knew this was the only option to keep me going and there were not many limitations to it, the only limitation would be that if I recovered well enough I could continue everything I enjoy in life apart from contact sports.

Time to throw in the towel? I think so (just for contacts sports)…

To read the next part of my story, click the link below -

http://krishnajhangiani.wixsite.com/lifeat15percent/single-post/2016/09/27/First-physio-session

 The importance of being an organ donor! 

The fact that signing up to be an Organ donor you could save up to eight human beings from dying is a bigger positive than you can imagine. Saving a humans life is one of the things people can sometimes only imagine of doing. Through the act of Organ Donation, YOU can change this. 

 

Organ Donation gives everyone the ability to save a life. In fact, your eyes could help someone you’ve never met see the world. Your organs could make someone on the edge of dying get their breath back. Organ Donation mostly takes place after a signed up Organ Donor has passed. There is an extremely large gap between the number of registered donors compared to those awaiting Organ Donation world wide. 

 

The way I look at it is like this - when you were a child, you probably had the idea of one day wanting to be a Super-hero. Once you pass, you will no longer be needing those organs and they could be put to great use by saving another human beings life. When a person receives an Organ Transplant, not only do you become their hero, but you also become a hero to the many people involved in his/her life. 

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