At the age of 28, Vanessa’s heart stopped and was saved with CPR. Diagnosed with Long QT Syndrome she now wears lifesaving technology and urges others to know their risks. Here is Vanessa’s story.
Vanessa Lloyd, 28, was home in Hartford alone with her 2-year-old daughter when she kept fainting. To be safe, she called her mother to drive her to the Emergency Department at UConn John Dempsey Hospital. But as their car pulled up to the ED’s entrance Vanessa passed out again right there. Her mother ran into the ED for help and [...]