Journeys

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Jack

Angina

A series of frightening symptoms led Jack into a maze as he tried to locate the cause and solution ...

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Steve

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Cardiac arrest, Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

In 2008, life was trucking along as usual for Steve: a husband, father, and long-serving customs ...

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Scott

Angina

As an active 45-year-old farmer, it was unusual for Scott to feel so tired and unmotivated. It took ...

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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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Te Aturangi

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

After driving himself to hospital, Te Aturangi suffered both a heart attack and cardiac arrest. ...

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Helen

Heart attack

Helen talks about her experience of a heart attack and her perspective looking to the future....

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Diann

Carer’s story, Heart attack

Diann talks about her family’s history with heart disease and losing her husband to a heart ...

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Judy

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems, High cholesterol

Judy wasn’t worried about her aortic valve replacement – it wasn’t an uncommon operation and ...

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Denise

Heart attack

It took six weeks of symptoms, a stranger approaching her in the supermarket to ask if she was all ...

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Kevin

Angina, High blood pressure

When Kevin felt a bit of pain in his chest, he never suspected it was his heart. After all, he ...

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Lyall

Angina, Carer’s story, Heart attack, High cholesterol

Unlike his father who died suddenly of a heart attack at 54, Lyall was given a second chance....

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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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