‘Below Deck Med’: Captain Sandy Recounts Her Heart Attack When Jessica More Has Heart Palpitations

by Jeremy Spirogis
Captain Sandy Yawn

Jessica More from Below Deck Mediterranean experiences coronary heart palpitations throughout a crew swim. She is known as in Captain Sandy Yawn‘s workplace, which is when Yawn shares that she had the same symptom when she had a coronary heart assault.

Captain Sandy Yawn
Captain Sandy Yawn | Karolina Wojtasik/Bravo

Yawn takes More’s signs very significantly, taking her blood stress and even texting a friend who’s a heart specialist. “Two years ago I had heart palpitations,” Yawn mentioned in a confessional in an upcoming episode. “And my end result was a heart attack. So as a captain I’m going to stay on this. Check her blood pressure and make sure she’s okay.”

More and the crew have been enjoying on water toys whereas the visitors have been on land. More emerges from the water clutching her chest and has to sit down down. She shares with bosun Malia White she is having coronary heart palpitations. White radios to Yawn, which is when Yawn asks White to ship More to her workplace.

Captain Sandy was exercising when she had a coronary heart assault

“I was in cycling class and I noticed that my heart rate was not going down,” Yawn recalled in a confessional. “And then my arm started going numb and I knew I was having a heart attack.”

Yawn went public along with her story in February.  “I was in Soul Cycle in the middle of Beverly Hills, I was on my bike, I felt the pain and I realized, ‘Hey this actually happening to me,’” she advised a neighborhood South Florida NBC station. “As a woman, I didn’t want to disturb the class.”

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“So I clicked out of my bike and went outside,” she continued. “I was going to walk to my car and I couldn’t walk. So I sat down and I called Uber. I didn’t call 911 like I should have because I didn’t want to have [sirens noises]. So the Uber driver parked where the ambulance parks. They were yelling at him, ‘She’s having a heart attack!’ And I just remember thinking that it was everybody involved who helped me identify the symptoms of a heart attack.”

She ought to have referred to as 911

Yawn says individuals shouldn’t make the identical mistake and will name 911. “Recognize the symptoms and don’t be afraid to call 911,” she mentioned. Yawn made it to the hospital and instantly advised physicians the signs she was experiencing.

She advised the staff, “My left arm is going numb, I have chest pains and I need an EKG now.”

“What happened was SCAD, spontaneous coronary artery dissection,” Yawn shared within the episode confessional. “Which is something that is very rare. But one in three women die of a heart attack or a stroke.”

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Yawn sends More’s blood stress readings to her heart specialist friend. “I sent her that one and she wrote back, ‘That’s not that bad,’” Yawn learn to More from her cellular phone. More’s second blood stress studying was 145 over 95.

More appears to be feeling higher. “I feel like I’m fine,” More mentioned to Yawn. “I feel like riding the jet ski … too much caffeine.”

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