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Chris

Heart valve problems, High cholesterol

Chris was born amidst the picturesque backdrop of Canterbury, the youngest of ten siblings, his ...

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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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Graham

Heart valve problems

Having a heart event is traumatic and you have the right to be afraid, but living every day onward ...

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Phil

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Phil was born with a congenital heart condition, which has required a number of heart surgeries over...

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Shannon

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Shannon’s congenital heart condition has meant numerous operations, however, a positive outlook ...

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Hamish

Aortic aneurysm, Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

The need for heart surgery came as no surprise to Hamish, he’d been living with a heart condition ...

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John

Heart valve problems

John thought his mild breathlessness was due to age. But a check-up following a bout of pneumonia ...

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Ben

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

When Ben had valve surgery at the age of 25, he was nearly half a century younger than the next ...

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Jordan

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Until recently, Jordan rarely gave his congenital heart condition a second thought. But the need for...

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Geoff

Heart valve problems

Geoff was diagnosed with a leaky mitral valve at 37 years old, which resulted in surgery in 2016. ...

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Darren

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Heart valve problems

Darren had always lived life at ‘full throttle’, so finding out he had a heart condition that ...

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Sri

Heart failure, Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

Sri felt really scared when she was told her rheumatic heart disease and valve problems had led to ...

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