Journeys

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Trudy

Cardiac arrest, SCAD

Trudy was doing chores at home when she felt weird sensations in her arms and pain in her chest. As ...

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Jim

Cardiac arrest

Jim had just hit a winning shot on the tennis court when he collapsed after suffering a cardiac ...

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Owen

Atrial fibrillation

Owen had his first atrial fibrillation (AF) episode in his twenties, but with his active lifestyle ...

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Georgina

Atrial fibrillation, Heart valve problems

Georgina has lost both parents and seven of her siblings to heart disease. Here she talks about her ...

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Leonie

Heart attack

Leonie found that talking to other survivors helped her regain her confidence after her heart attack...

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Alastair

Atrial fibrillation

Alastair’s atrial fibrillation (AF), was diagnosed in October 2016 when his racing heart caused ...

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Peter

Heart attack

What started as the road to recovery after a heart attack and bypass surgery, became a journey that ...

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Wendy

Cardiac arrest

Working as a receptionist in a GP practice Wendy was familiar with heart disease and cardiac ...

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Cliff

Arrhythmia, Cardiac arrest

When Cliff had a cardiac arrest, the paramedic who revived him was a long-lost childhood friend. He ...

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Joseph

Heart attack

As a fitness trainer for 40 years, Joseph was surprised when he had a heart attack. Now he’s using...

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Tony

Cardiomyopathy

Only one year after the first heart transplant was performed in Australia, Tony travelled with his ...

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Max

Angina, Cardiac arrest

Journalist Max Christoffersen sent us this column about heart disease, written for the Waikato ...

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