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Bryan

High blood pressure

When Bryan went to hospital for a stress test, concerned staff wouldn’t let him leave again. Here ...

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Bill

Angina

Bill was running out of puff so he decided to see a doctor. It turns out that heart trouble wasn’t...

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Bill

Aortic dissection

He collapsed in a carpark and fought to remain conscious. What followed was a series of fortunate ...

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Allan

Heart attack

A pain on the right side of the chest couldn’t be a heart attack – or so Allan originally ...

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Mirjana

Heart attack

Fourteen years of nursing did not prepare Mirjana for her heart attack. Like many others, she ...

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Neville

Heart valve problems

Farmers work hard and often work alone, sometimes needing a nudge to get along to the doctor’s. ...

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Paul

Heart attack

Paul did not believe he had a heart attack – he was fit and cycling up to 60 kilometres at times....

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Stephen

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

“It’s a real shame that people can’t have an epiphany about their life and their relationships...

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Stig

Angina, Heart attack

Stig had a heart attack while on holiday, but didn't get properly checked out until he returned to ...

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Susan

Cardiomyopathy

When breathing got more and more difficult for Susan, specialists considered whether she needed a ...

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Trevor

Atrial fibrillation

Trevor knew his heart skipped a beat long before he was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. Then, ...

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Brenda

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

When Brenda was born, her parents were told she probably wouldn’t live to the age of five. She is ...

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