Journeys

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Nicky

Aortic aneurysm, Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Nicky has known all her life that she was born with a bicuspid aortic valve, but it wasn’t until ...

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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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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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Kerri

Heart failure, Heart valve problems

Kerri thought her breathlessness was asthma, so to be told she had heart failure and needed valve ...

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Kristine

Atrial fibrillation, Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

Kristine’s stroke back in 2004 was a mystery to doctors until they discovered a long list of ...

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Anne

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

“You are just under a lot of stress at the moment” doctors said while prescribing ...

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Gavin and Michelle

Aortic aneurysm, Aortic dissection, Carer’s story, Heart valve problems

Michelle’s husband Gavin’s heart problems emerged back in 2004 when a whitebaiting trip to ...

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Jimmy

Heart attack, Heart valve problems

Jimmy tells his heart attack and valve surgery story in Traditional Chinese....

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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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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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Peta

Heart attack, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

Heart failure, a heart attack and two strokes have only just started slowing Peta down…...

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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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