Showing 163 stories


Aortic aneurysm,  Arrhythmia,  Heart valve problems

As someone living with tachycardia, valve disease and an aortic aneurysm, Peter is all too familiar ...

View 0


Arrhythmia,  Atrial fibrillation,  High blood pressure

After a climb up Mount Taranaki, passionate hiker Peter experienced an irregular heartbeat and high ...

View 1


Heart attack

Janice knew she hadn’t been feeling 100%, but it wasn’t until her GP ordered some blood tests ...

View 1


Cardiac arrest

Denise woke one night with a pain in her shoulder and what she thought was indigestion. Just 15 ...

View 0


Heart attack,  SCAD

As a former international triathlete Anna was used to pushing her body to its limits. So when she ...

View 1



Mofini's story of heart bypass surgery is available in Tongan and English. Taking six months off ...

View 0


Cardiomyopathy,  Heart failure

Becky was a busy 22 year old working in the film industry in Fiji, when she suddenly began to suffer...

View 2


Arrhythmia,  Heart attack

Nick spent his younger years living to work and working to live. His lifestyle caught up with him in...

View 0


Congenital heart disease,  Heart valve problems

Now 35 years old, Karl’s congenital heart condition was first discovered soon after he was born. ...

View 1


Atrial fibrillation,  High blood pressure,  High cholesterol

When Shirley first noticed breathlessness walking up a hill, she assumed it was a result of her ...

View 0


Heart attack,  High blood pressure,  High cholesterol

When Nigel started having chest pains during a nasty cold, he took his daughters advice to seek ...

View 0


Arrhythmia,  Atrial fibrillation

As Annette’s atrial fibrillation (AF) progressively worsened, she made the decision, along with ...

View 0