Sheila Felske

Sheila Felske

Today we’re going to hear from Sheila Felske, who is joining us to share her experience with Vascular Ehlers-Danos Syndrome (VEDS), which she was diagnosed with last year. Sheila had her first carotid artery dissection soon after her first daughter was born, and then had an achilles tendon rupture after her second daughter was born. Then in 2022, she had a vertebral artery dissection and her carotid dissection re-dissected, and she was referred to a geneticist. 

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