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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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Trent

Angina, Heart attack, High blood pressure

Reflecting on his heart attack, Trent realises how subtle signs and symptoms can be. Now he’s ...

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Nalda

Angina, Heart attack, High blood pressure

It was more than a month before Nalda found out that the severe breathlessness she’d had one night...

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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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Jim

Angina, Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

Jim’s heart disease journey spans nearly four decades and includes a heart attack, two cardiac ...

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David

Angina, Heart valve problems, High cholesterol

Even though David’s family has a history of heart attacks, it took him three months to visit the ...

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Margarita

Angina

Margarita had been suffering from breathlessness for a while, but as she had another serious illness...

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Anne

Angina, Atrial fibrillation

Anne has lived with microvascular angina for 25 years and more recently was diagnosed with atrial ...

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Mofini

Angina

Mofini’s story of heart bypass surgery is available in Tongan and English. Taking six months off ...

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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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Teresa

Angina, Heart attack

Twenty years ago Teresa’s heart symptoms were so bad she struggled to walk to her letterbox. But ...

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Jim

Angina, Heart attack, High blood pressure

Jim thought heart attacks always came with the kind of crushing pain seen on TV. So he was surprised...

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