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Faye

Cardiac arrest

Faye, a 48-year-old schoolteacher at a primary school in Whanganui, epitomises the term ‘busy ...

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Barry

Atrial fibrillation, Cardiac arrest, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

Barry, now 75, had always been a keen sportsman in his youth and was not aware of any family members...

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Stuart

Cardiac arrest, Carer’s story, Heart attack

It was the morning of Friday 1 April 2022, when Stuart suffered a cardiac arrest on his ...

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Arthur

Angina, Cardiac arrest, Heart failure, High blood pressure

“Try and surround yourself with people who will give you positive motivation,” says Arthur – a...

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Gary

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

Gary’s world came crashing down when he had a heart attack and four cardiac arrests. After getting...

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Cliff

Arrhythmia, Cardiac arrest

When Cliff had a cardiac arrest, the paramedic who revived him was a long-lost childhood friend. He ...

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John

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

John avoided calling an ambulance when he experienced heart attack symptoms. But minutes after ...

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Wilson

Angina, Cardiac arrest

Wilson recovered quite quickly after his first heart attack in 1991. But a more serious heart attack...

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Ash

Arrhythmia, Cardiac arrest, Cardiomyopathy

There’s no doubt Ash’s two cardiac arrests were life-changing events. But it was the anxiety ...

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Steve

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack, High blood pressure, High cholesterol

After a heart attack and cardiac arrest, Steve knows he’s lucky to be here. Since then he’s lost...

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Kate

Cardiac arrest, Heart valve problems

Kate was visiting her newborn daughter in hospital when she felt pain in her chest and collapsed. ...

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Trudy

Cardiac arrest, SCAD

Trudy was doing chores at home when she felt weird sensations in her arms and pain in her chest. As ...

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