Rebekah’s Fight Against Pulmonary Hypertension
In this video from Tzedakah Life, we meet Rebekah. Rebekah was just 12 years old when she discovered that a minor but undetected heart problem had led to the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
Rebekah talks about how her life has changed since her diagnosis. She used to be a very active girl who competed in twirling and gymnastic competitions, softball and martial arts. She then got so sick that she was no longer able to participate in all the activities she loved, or even attend school.
Life for Rebekah now consists of constant pain, difficulty breathing and spending a lot of time in the hospital. She talks about her hopes for the future — for better treatment and for a cure, so that she can go “back to normal again!”
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