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Claire

Heart attack

The first Claire knew of her heart attack was a sense of overwhelming tiredness. Three days later ...

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Te Aturangi

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

After driving himself to hospital, Te Aturangi suffered both a heart attack and cardiac arrest. ...

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Lloyd

Heart attack

Cars have always been Lloyd’s passion, so it’s not surprising he’s a guy who lives life at a ...

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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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Bob

Heart attack

After his heart attack and subsequent triple bypass in 2017, Bob experienced anxiety, anger and ...

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Peter

Arrhythmia, Heart attack

Peter has had his share of heart problems: a heart attack at 40, triple bypass surgery in his late ...

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Bill

Angina

Bill was running out of puff so he decided to see a doctor. It turns out that heart trouble wasn’t...

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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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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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Neville

Heart valve problems

Farmers work hard and often work alone, sometimes needing a nudge to get along to the doctor’s. ...

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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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Ruth

Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

“Life can be good again,” says Ruth, a critical care nurse who learned about the far-reaching ...

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