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Karl

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

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

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Shirley

Atrial fibrillation, High blood pressure, High cholesterol

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

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Nigel

Heart attack, High blood pressure, High cholesterol

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

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Annette

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation

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

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Bob

Heart attack

After his heart attack and subsequent triple bypass in 2017, Bob experienced anxiety, anger and ...

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Brian

Atrial fibrillation

Brian, an active 69-year-old teacher, was surprised when he was first diagnosed with atrial ...

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Jessica

Cardiomyopathy

As a keen traveller and sports-enthusiast, Jess’ life was turned upside down when she was ...

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Tina

Carer’s story, Heart attack

After watching both her father and brother go in for heart bypass surgery, Tina wants others to know...

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Phil

Angina

Fit and healthy, Phil was shocked to find out he was suffering from angina in 2012, but after an ...

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Vivienne

Atrial fibrillation

It’s been a decade since Vivienne experienced her first atrial fibrillation symptoms. She says a ...

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Tara

Arrhythmia, Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

At 20 years old, single-mum Tara was diagnosed with familial dilated cardiomyopathy, causing her ...

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Jeanette

Aortic dissection, Cardiomyopathy, Heart valve problems

After going to A&E for an unrelated problem Jeanette was shocked to learn she had heart valve ...

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