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Journeys

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Peter

Heart attack

What started as the road to recovery after a heart attack and bypass surgery, became a journey that ...

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Wendy

Cardiac arrest

Working as a receptionist in a GP practice Wendy was familiar with heart disease and cardiac ...

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Joseph

Heart attack

As a fitness trainer for 40 years, Joseph was surprised when he had a heart attack. Now he’s using...

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Tony

Cardiomyopathy

Only one year after the first heart transplant was performed in Australia, Tony travelled with his ...

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Max

Angina, Cardiac arrest

Journalist Max Christoffersen sent us this column about heart disease, written for the Waikato ...

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Sunny

Heart attack

Before his heart attack, Sunny had never set foot in a gym or pulled on a pair of running shoes. ...

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Pete

Aortic aneurysm, Aortic dissection, High blood pressure

Pete had emergency surgery for an aortic dissection in 2015, and two years later bypass surgery to ...

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Graham

Atrial fibrillation, Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Graham was at primary school when he first learnt he had a heart murmur, but it was another two ...

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Peter

Cardiac arrest, Heart valve problems

Peter’s journey started as routine knee surgery, but turned into a cardiac arrest and eventually a...

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Kathleen

Cardiomyopathy, Heart attack, High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Takotsubo

Doctors were surprised to discover Kathleen’s heart attack had triggered a second, more unusual, ...

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John

Aortic dissection

Following his aortic dissection, John faced both physical and emotional challenges on the road to ...

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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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