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Steven

Atrial fibrillation

No health expert can truly know what an episode of atrial fibrillation is like unless they have ...

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Ann and Harry

Angina, Atrial fibrillation, Heart attack

Married for 55 years, Harry and Ann have shared a lifetime of experiences, including that of heart ...

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Sheryl

Heart attack

Sheryl never expected a heart attack to derail her routine during retirement, but now she’s ...

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Max

Angina, Cardiac arrest

Journalist Max Christoffersen sent us this column about heart disease, written for the Waikato ...

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Leonie

Heart attack

Leonie found that talking to other survivors helped her regain her confidence after her heart attack...

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Faye

Cardiac arrest

Faye, a 48-year-old schoolteacher at a primary school in Whanganui, epitomises the term ‘busy ...

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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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Michael

Heart attack

Life-long athlete Michael has completed Coast-to-Coasts and marathons and always placed a high ...

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Andrew

Heart attack

Andrew, an adventure fisherman, entrepreneur and father of four, suffered his first three heart ...

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Pita

Atrial fibrillation, Heart attack, Heart failure

Pita says the atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart attack he suffered in 2015 were a ‘fax sent from ...

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Maddy

Arrhythmia

A simple meditation exercise brought an end to one frightening experience with tachycardia (rapid ...

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Wilson

Angina, Cardiac arrest

Wilson recovered quite quickly after his first heart attack in 1991. But a more serious heart attack...

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