Since 1991, the Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation (SADS Foundation) has worked to save the lives and support the families of children and young people genetically predisposed to heart rhythm abnormalities.
Nearly every day, we hear from new families who have lost a child or loved one to SADS conditions like Long QT Syndrome, Brugada Syndrome, Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, and other cardiomyopathies. These arrhythmias may show no symptoms and often leave no trace in an autopsy. When there are warning signs, they are:
Fainting or seizure during exercise, excitement, or startle; family history of unexpected, unexplained sudden death in the young; consistent or unusual chest pain and/or shortness of breath during exercise.
If diagnosed early, many of these conditions can be treated easily, saving lives.
Thank you for making a donation to the SADS Foundation today. Together, we will save lives.