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Journeys

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Keith

Angina

Keith has returned from Germany, having won two trophies at an international ice-skating ...

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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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Leonie

Heart attack

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

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Viv

Atrial fibrillation

Viv’s story starts back in 2009 when he was first diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. Shortly ...

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Elaine

Angina, Heart attack

Elaine was the first in her family to have heart problems. Now she wants others to know heart ...

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Jim

Angina

Jim survived a series of near-death experiences. He was pronounced dead after surgery 12 years ago, ...

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Maureen

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

Through a lucky series of coincidences, Maureen’s 16-year-old granddaughter Sara-Anne was on hand ...

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Maria

Congenital heart disease

Maria lived 40 years undiagnosed with Wolff Parkinson White (WPW) syndrome, a congenital heart ...

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Brian

Cardiomyopathy

When Brian first learnt he had hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy he was told he was one of the...

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Mary

Heart attack

It was three days of feeling rough and sick with slight indigestion before Mary went to the ...

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Jock

Angina

Jock’s story begins 14 years ago, when he thought he’d strained a muscle digging in the garden. ...

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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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