Journeys

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Phillip

Atrial fibrillation

Despite a family history of heart disease, Phillip’s recent AF diagnosis came as a surprise. Now ...

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Pete

Heart valve problems

When Pete had open heart surgery to replace a heart valve, he discovered his surgeon and ...

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Kwang

Heart attack

Kwang tells his story in Korean. He visited a chiropractor for acute back pain before he realised it...

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Phil

Angina, Cardiac arrest

When Phil visited his GP after a nasty cold left him with residual chest pains, he never imagined ...

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Cran

Angina, High cholesterol

A physically active, thin, 47-year-old, Cran never dreamed he could be a candidate for heart ...

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Roni

Aortic dissection

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

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Sela

Atrial fibrillation, Congenital heart disease

While still in his thirties, dad-of-three Sela was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. This ...

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Jenny

Heart attack

Dame Jenny Shipley was living a life of public service when she experienced her heart attack, which ...

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Chess

Heart attack

When first diagnosed with heart disease, Chess struggled with denial. She has been through stages of...

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Sang-won

Angina

Sang-won tells his story in Korean. At first acute back pain sent him to a chiropractor, but when ...

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Cynthia

Heart attack

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

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Adrienne

Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

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

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