Journeys

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Annette

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation

As Annette’s atrial fibrillation (AF) progressively worsened, she made the decision, along with ...

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Bob

Heart attack

After his heart attack and subsequent triple bypass in 2017, Bob experienced anxiety, anger and ...

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Brian

Atrial fibrillation

Brian, an active 69-year-old teacher, was surprised when he was first diagnosed with atrial ...

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Jessica

Cardiomyopathy

As a keen traveller and sports-enthusiast, Jess’ life was turned upside down when she was ...

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Tina

Carer’s story, Heart attack

After watching both her father and brother go in for heart bypass surgery, Tina wants others to know...

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Phil

Angina

Fit and healthy, Phil was shocked to find out he was suffering from angina in 2012, but after an ...

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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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Tara

Arrhythmia, Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

At 20 years old, single-mum Tara was diagnosed with familial dilated cardiomyopathy, causing her ...

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Jeanette

Aortic dissection, Cardiomyopathy, Heart valve problems

After going to A&E for an unrelated problem Jeanette was shocked to learn she had heart valve ...

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John

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation

Partway through a home renovation, John had to take several months off after discovering a problem ...

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Jo

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Cardiac arrest

Jo had lived with heart arrhythmias and coronary artery spasms for nearly two decades. But nothing ...

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Jeni

Heart attack

Jeni was an active 68-year-old who always considered herself fairly fit and strong. Then she had a ...

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