An Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) is one of the more common types of congenital heart defects that we find through My HeartCheck. Although many ASDs are small enough to be considered harmless, some can pose a serious risk.
Read this personal account about Gaz Beadle’s fiancée, Emma McVey, and her revealing she has multiple ASDs.
Updating fans on her health issue, she wrote on Instagram: “Long story short, we’ve finally found out I have three large holes in my heart and damaged tissue which is causing my blood to pass through the wrong direction, the right side of my heart is now enlarged and weak, along with high blood pressure in my lungs.
“This has all got a lot worse as they should of been closed when I was a child, unfortunately no one checked my heart even when I had seizures and diagnosed with epilepsy or fainted like it was a hobby 🙃 .”
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