Journeys

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Cynthia

Heart attack

Within just 10 days, young mum Cynthia survived three heart attacks due to sudden coronary...

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Murray

Atrial fibrillation

When diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, Murray wasn’t sure that medication and dietary ...

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Mani

Heart attack

Osteoporosis has complicated Mani's recovery after her heart attack and bypass surgery. ...

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Steve

Arrhythmia

In 2008, life was trucking along as usual for Steve: a husband, father, and long-serving ...

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Te Aturangi

Cardiac arrest

After driving himself to hospital, Te Aturangi suffered both a heart attack and cardiac ...

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Roni

Aortic dissection

Recovering from aortic dissection surgery is hard enough, but for Roni there was also the ...

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Adrienne

Cardiomyopathy

When Adrienne was diagnosed with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (or what she ...

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Colin

Heart attack

An active man with a love of outdoor pursuits, Colin happened to be on a trek – up in ...

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John

Angina

“Being admitted to hospital and having a heart attack – it knocked my confidence very ...

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Jack

Angina

A series of frightening symptoms led Jack into a maze as he tried to locate the cause and ...

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Scott

Angina

As an active 45-year-old farmer, it was unusual for Scott to feel so tired and ...

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Dot

Heart attack

Dot was with her friend, Neil, when he suffered a heart attack. Three months later she was...

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