Journeys

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Pete

Angina, Congenital heart disease, Heart attack

Pete’s wife, Pam, experienced an angina attack on Waitangi Day in 2018. In this Journeys story, ...

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Elizabeth

Heart attack

As a fit person without high cholesterol or elevated blood pressure, Elizabeth didn’t think ...

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Gordon

Heart attack

Gordon had been having chest pains for months, but he ignored them, assuming he’d be alright. ...

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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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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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Leonie

Heart attack

Leonie found that talking to other survivors helped her regain her confidence after her heart attack...

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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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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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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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Jeet

Cardiomyopathy, Heart attack

As a secretary of a senior citizens group, Jeet has been educating people about heart attacks for ...

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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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