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Journeys

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Jason

Heart failure, High blood pressure

Jason was shocked to learn his symptoms of breathlessness and exhaustion were caused by heart ...

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Steven

Heart attack

Steven and his father were hospitalised within the same week after both experiencing heart attacks. ...

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Sally

Atrial fibrillation

Sally’s ongoing battle with atrial fibrillation (AF) has led to many health concerns. She has ...

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Sandra

Atrial fibrillation

Sandra Youthed took action after being hospitalised for the heart rhythm condition, atrial ...

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Andrew

Heart attack

Andrew, an adventure fisherman, entrepreneur and father of four, suffered his first three heart ...

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Kara

Atrial fibrillation

Two years ago, keen cyclist Kara began to experience heart symptoms during a ride on the slopes of ...

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Kipa

Aortic aneurysm

As the youngest of 10 siblings and with a solid connection to his marae, Kipa (Tūhourangi, Te Awara...

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Rob

Atrial fibrillation

Rob Waddell won gold at the Sydney Olympics, but he underwent life-changing surgery on his heart ...

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Dean

Atrial fibrillation

When Dean first noticed symptoms of the heart rhythm condition atrial fibrillation, he tried to ...

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Stuart

Cardiac arrest, Carer’s story, Heart attack

It was the morning of Friday 1 April 2022, when Stuart suffered a cardiac arrest on his ...

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Ray

Aortic dissection

Just two days before his heart event, 47-year-old Ray had been “running around like a spring ...

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Phil

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Phil was born with a congenital heart condition, which has required a number of heart surgeries over...

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