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Patrick

Atrial fibrillation, Heart failure

Patrick could not believe he had heart failure – he was working well and feeling well. “I ...

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Thelma

Atrial fibrillation, Heart attack

After two very different heart attacks, Thelma discovered a third heart problem that was causing ...

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Brian

Atrial fibrillation

Brian, an active 69-year-old teacher, was surprised when he was first diagnosed with atrial ...

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Peter

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, High blood pressure

After a climb up Mount Taranaki, passionate hiker Peter experienced an irregular heartbeat and high ...

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Georgina

Atrial fibrillation, Heart valve problems

Georgina has lost both parents and seven of her siblings to heart disease. Here she talks about her ...

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Ralph

Angina, Aortic aneurysm, Atrial fibrillation

After having stents, an aortic aneurysm repair and atrial fibrillation, Ralph is no stranger to ...

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Jennifer

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Carer’s story, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

After more than 15 years of postponing surgery for his aortic stenosis and aortic aneurysm, ...

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Vivienne

Atrial fibrillation

It’s been a decade since Vivienne experienced her first atrial fibrillation symptoms. She says a ...

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Annette

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation

As Annette’s atrial fibrillation (AF) progressively worsened, she made the decision, along with ...

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Shirley

Atrial fibrillation, High blood pressure, High cholesterol

When Shirley first noticed breathlessness walking up a hill, she assumed it was a result of her ...

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Anne

Angina, Atrial fibrillation

Anne has lived with microvascular angina for 25 years and more recently was diagnosed with atrial ...

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Jeff

Atrial fibrillation

Sports enthusiast Jeff initially wondered how atrial fibrillation would affect his ability to ...

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