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Sri

Heart failure, Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

Sri felt really scared when she was told her rheumatic heart disease and valve problems had led to ...

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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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John

Heart valve problems

John says his recent bypass surgery and valve replacement are not the end of his heart journey, ...

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Peter

Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

Heart disease “runs rampant” through Peter’s family. He’s encouraging people talk openly ...

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John

Heart valve problems

John thought his mild breathlessness was due to age. But a check-up following a bout of pneumonia ...

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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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Emma-Kate

Arrhythmia, Congenital heart disease

Born with a rare congenital heart condition, doctors didn’t think Emma-Kate would survive into ...

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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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Geoff

Heart valve problems

Geoff was diagnosed with a leaky mitral valve at 37 years old, which resulted in surgery in 2016. ...

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Connie

Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure, Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

As a result of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and rheumatic fever, Connie has heart failure and valve ...

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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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Gavin and Michelle

Aortic aneurysm, Aortic dissection, Carer’s story, Heart valve problems

Michelle’s husband Gavin’s heart problems emerged back in 2004 when a whitebaiting trip to ...

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