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Anne

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

“You are just under a lot of stress at the moment” doctors said while prescribing ...

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Kerri

Heart failure, Heart valve problems

Kerri thought her breathlessness was asthma, so to be told she had heart failure and needed valve ...

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Sela

Atrial fibrillation, Congenital heart disease

While still in his thirties, dad-of-three Sela was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. This ...

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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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Jordan

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Until recently, Jordan rarely gave his congenital heart condition a second thought. But the need for...

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Juliet

Aortic aneurysm, Heart valve problems

A thumping in her chest while going uphill was the first sign of heart trouble for Juliet, but it ...

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Hamish

Aortic aneurysm, Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

The need for heart surgery came as no surprise to Hamish, he’d been living with a heart condition ...

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Phil

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Phil was born with a congenital heart condition, which has required a number of heart surgeries over...

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Jimmy

Heart attack, Heart valve problems

Jimmy tells his heart attack and valve surgery story in Traditional Chinese....

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Annabel

Heart attack

Feeling like a fraud, speech and language therapist Annabel went to get the ‘vague heaviness’ in...

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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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Ben

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

When Ben had valve surgery at the age of 25, he was nearly half a century younger than the next ...

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