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    Adults living with CHD
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    Anon_6664 posted:
    Having been born with a bluish tint,(cyanotic?) PFO(never closed) ASD, Murmur over 45 yrs ago. All my childhood and adult life my ability to multi-task, concentrate verbal directions and or reading and need to re-read a few sentences has not been easy. Is there any known information about people who was born with what I described, and lving with ADD? Is there any forum with information how having CHD there is a chance of having learning difficulties?
    I was at a support group with a friend for adults with learning issues and that question was unanswered.
    I remember being told as a child, She is in "la la land". or she is in her little world of forgetting.
    Is it possible for the two issues to go together?

    Thank you
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    cardiostarusa1 responded:
    Hi:

    "Is it possible for the two issues to go together?"

    Anything medical is seemingly possible today.

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    American Heart Association

    Learn and Live

    The Impact of Congenital Heart Defects

    How well can people with congenital heart defects function?


    ......Some children with congenital heart disease have developmental delay or other learning difficulties.

    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/CongenitalHeartDefects/TheImpactofCongenitalHeartDefects/The-Impact-of-Congenital-Heart-Defects_UCM_001218_Article.jsp


    Congenital Heart Information Network

    Information and Resources

    http://tchin.org


    Best of luck down the road of life.

    Take care,

    CardioStar*

    WebMD member (since 8/99)


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    http://your-doctor.com/healthinfocenter/medical-conditions/cardiovascular/heartpump-tutorial.html

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    cardiostarusa1 responded:
    Hi:

    "Is it possible for the two issues to go together?"

    Anything medical is seemingly possible today.

    .

    American Heart Association

    Learn and Live

    The Impact of Congenital Heart Defects

    How well can people with congenital heart defects function?


    ......Some children with congenital heart disease have developmental delay or other learning difficulties.

    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/CongenitalHeartDefects/TheImpactofCongenitalHeartDefects/The-Impact-of-Congenital-Heart-Defects_UCM_001218_Article.jsp


    Congenital Heart Information Network

    Information and Resources

    http://tchin.org



    Best of luck down the road of life.

    Take care,

    CardioStar*

    WebMD member (since 8/99)


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    -

    LEARN about the HEART

    WebMD

    The Heart: (Human Anatomy) Pictures, Definition, Location in the Body and Heart Problems

    http://www.webmd.com/heart/picture-of-the-heart


    How the Heart Pumps

    Animated Tutorial

    http://your-doctor.com/healthinfocenter/medical-conditions/cardiovascular/heartpump-tutorial.html

    -

    Quote!

    Be a questioning patient. TALK to your DOCTOR and ASK QUESTIONS. Studies show that patients who ask the most questions, and are most assertive, get the best results. Be vigilant and speak up!"

    - Charles Inlander, People's Medical Society



    It's your future......be there.

    . .

    WebMD/WebMD forums does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.


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