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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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Jeni

Heart attack

Jeni was an active 68-year-old who always considered herself fairly fit and strong. Then she had a ...

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Pete

Heart attack

At 34 years old, Pete thought he was too young and active to have a heart attack. Thirteen months ...

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Wendy

Heart attack

It was the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. What had begun the day before as a twitch in...

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Teresa

Angina, Heart attack

Twenty years ago Teresa’s heart symptoms were so bad she struggled to walk to her letterbox. But ...

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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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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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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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John

Atrial fibrillation

At the start of the year, John was only able to work light duties building his new home. He could ...

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Shona

At the age of 27 Shona was diagnosed with long QT syndrome, a condition that can cause abnormal ...

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