Surviving Heart Failure: Saraa Basaria shares her inspiring journey on Boston podcast

This week on the Carrigan & Company podcast, heart disease survivor Saraa Basaria opened up about her journey with heart failure.

Diagnosed at just 34, Basaria recounted to host Kim Carrigan and executive producer David Thomson her initial diagnosis, the subsequent open heart surgery to insert an LVAD to support her failing heart, and her eventual recovery from heart failure.

Her aim as a volunteer for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign is to empower women to prioritize their health and recognize that heart disease is the leading health threat for women.

Beyond her podcast appearance, Basaria serves as co-chair of the American Heart Association’s Circle of Red in Boston. This group of local advocates leverages their influence, generosity, and ambassadorship to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke in women.