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Pete

Angina, Congenital heart disease, Heart attack

Pete’s wife, Pam, experienced an angina attack on Waitangi Day in 2018. In this Journeys story, ...

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Allan

Angina, Heart attack

Feeling fit and healthy at 67, the last thing Allan expected was heart problems. This is his story ...

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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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Antz

Angina

When Antz first felt minor chest pain he ignored it, but his boss insisted he see the GP. Now he ...

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Michael

Angina, High cholesterol

It isn’t necessarily chest pain that signals a heart event. Here, Michael shares his experience, ...

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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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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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Jagdish

Angina, Heart attack

After two heart attacks, exercise was Jagdish’s way to independence and recovery....

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Arthur

Angina, Cardiac arrest, Heart failure, High blood pressure

“Try and surround yourself with people who will give you positive motivation,” says Arthur – a...

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Jim

Angina, Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

Jim’s heart disease journey spans nearly four decades and includes a heart attack, two cardiac ...

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John

Angina, Heart attack

“Being admitted to hospital and having a heart attack – it knocked my confidence very badly. But...

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Nalda

Angina, Heart attack, High blood pressure

It was more than a month before Nalda found out that the severe breathlessness she’d had one night...

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