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Keith

Congenital heart disease, Heart failure

The congenital heart condition, Holt-Oram syndrome, comes with challenges. For Keith, it has meant ...

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Jim

Angina, Heart attack, High blood pressure

Jim thought heart attacks always came with the kind of crushing pain seen on TV. So he was surprised...

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Pita

Atrial fibrillation, Heart attack, Heart failure

Pita says the atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart attack he suffered in 2015 were a ‘fax sent from ...

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Lloyd

Heart attack

Cars have always been Lloyd’s passion, so it’s not surprising he’s a guy who lives life at a ...

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Michael

Cardiomyopathy, Heart attack

Michael* experienced extreme fatigue for more than a decade before he was diagnosed with ...

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Charlie

Angina

When he failed his bi-annual physical competence test, Rotorua policeman Charlie wanted some ...

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Celeste

Atrial fibrillation, Congenital heart disease

Celeste has coped with three septal ablations and open heart surgery. But she says her heart ...

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Leonie

Heart attack

Despite a family history of silent heart attacks, Leonie put her seemingly mild symptoms down to ...

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Susan

Heart attack

Having lost both her father and elder sister to heart disease, Susan was first in denial about her ...

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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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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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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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