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Welcome To Tyler James Abizeid Foundation
The mission of the Tyler James Abizeid Foundation is to carry out Tyler’s passions and journey in life. Tyler was always giving and wanted to help anyone he could. Therefore, we are here to help in as many ways as we can. Our efforts will be especially geared towards: Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) research, the gift of life through organ donations and scholarship programs.
One organ donor may save up to eight people and a single tissue donor may enhance the lives of up to 50 people. 20 people die everyday with lack of organs to transplant. We all have the power to save lives!
Lets make a difference and help change the ending to someone's story!
What is AVM?
An arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a tangle of abnormal formed blood vessels connecting arteries and veins. Arteries are responsible for taking oxygen-rich blood from the heart to brain, while veins carry the oxygen-depleted blood back to the lungs and heart. When an AVM disrupts this process, tissues may not get enough oxygen and cause the arteries and veins to rupture. If the location of the AVM is in the brain and ruptures, it can cause bleeding on the brain. Most people with arteriovenous malformation experience no symptoms at all. If symptoms do occur they consist of headaches, dizziness, seizures, and sensations such as numbness and tingling. Brain AVMs occur in less than 1% of the population. There is no known cause to AVMs.