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Peter

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Heart valve problems

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

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Peter

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, High blood pressure

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

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Nick

Arrhythmia, Heart attack

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

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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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Tara

Arrhythmia, Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

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

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John

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation

Partway through a home renovation, John had to take several months off after discovering a problem ...

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Jo

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Cardiac arrest

Jo had lived with heart arrhythmias and coronary artery spasms for nearly two decades. But nothing ...

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Bernard

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation

As an avid Formula One fan, Bernard found himself in the race of his life when his heart started ...

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Peter

Arrhythmia, Heart attack

Peter has had his share of heart problems: a heart attack at 40, triple bypass surgery in his late ...

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Steve

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Cardiac arrest, Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

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

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Jennifer

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Carer’s story, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

After more than 15 years of postponing surgery for his aortic stenosis and aortic aneurysm, ...

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Jean

Arrhythmia

Within half-an-hour of being fitted with a pacemaker, Jean felt like a transformed bionic woman. ...

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