Journeys

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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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Andrea

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Andrea was born with a congenital heart condition and had pulmonary valve surgery at the age of ...

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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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Connie

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

As a result of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and rheumatic fever, Connie has heart failure and valve ...

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Peter

Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

Heart disease “runs rampant” through Peter’s family. He’s encouraging people talk openly ...

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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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Georgina

Atrial fibrillation, Heart valve problems

Georgina has lost both parents and seven of her siblings to heart disease. Here she talks about her ...

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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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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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Merys

Aortic dissection, Atrial fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Heart valve problems

Cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease and an aortic dissection are a lot to deal ...

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