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Cynthia

Heart attack, SCAD

Within just 10 days, young mum Cynthia survived three heart attacks due to spontaneous coronary ...

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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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Monique

Angina, Arrhythmia

Episodes of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) had Monique’s heart racing, and she also ...

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John

Heart attack

John was convinced that the pain across his chest was indigestion – not a heart attack....

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David

Angina, Arrhythmia

“It’s important to believe what your body tells you, and to challenge the view that everything ...

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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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Stephen

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

“It’s a real shame that people can’t have an epiphany about their life and their relationships...

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Janice

Heart attack

Janice knew she hadn’t been feeling 100%, but it wasn’t until her GP ordered some blood tests ...

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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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Jean

Arrhythmia

Within half-an-hour of being fitted with a pacemaker, Jean felt like a transformed bionic woman. ...

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Phillip

Atrial fibrillation

Despite a family history of heart disease, Phillip’s recent AF diagnosis came as a surprise. Now ...

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Maggie

Heart attack, Heart failure

As someone who was always fit and healthy, Maggie initially felt shocked and then angry she’d had ...

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