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Don

Heart attack

On the 27th of January Don woke in the night with chest pains. A doctor’s appointment the next ...

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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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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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Chess

Heart attack

When first diagnosed with heart disease, Chess struggled with denial. She has been through stages of...

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Sang-won

Angina

Sang-won tells his story in Korean. At first acute back pain sent him to a chiropractor, but when ...

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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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Trent

Angina, Heart attack, High blood pressure

Reflecting on his heart attack, Trent realises how subtle signs and symptoms can be. Now he’s ...

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Sue

Angina

Despite stents and medication, Sue’s angina was making everyday life unbearable. However, a change...

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John

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

John avoided calling an ambulance when he experienced heart attack symptoms. But minutes after ...

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Fran

Heart attack

During her 20-year journey with heart disease, Fran has had four heart attacks, quadruple bypass ...

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Murray

Atrial fibrillation, Carer’s story

When diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, Murray wasn’t sure that medication and dietary changes ...

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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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