Saturday, May 4, 2013
PH'ers In the News: Michelle Gascoigne
It’s been a bumpy road filled with twists and turns, but Gascoigne, who has scleroderma, a condition which damaged and hardened the tissue in her lungs and caused pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs), believes the worst is behind them.
Gascoigne was an active mother coaching her two sons’ soccer team and supporting the sport; then in 2004 she began to notice her energy begin to wane. By 2009 her condition was diagnosed: scleroderma and PH. Read the rest of Michelle's story from the Plainsman Newspaper of South Dakota.