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19 stories found for "cardiomyopathy"
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Adrienne

Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

When Adrienne was diagnosed with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (or what she liked to call ...

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Darren

Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

A diagnosis of “idiopathic cardiomyopathy” meant that doctors couldn’t find a cause for ...

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Michael

Cardiomyopathy, Heart attack

Michael* experienced extreme fatigue for more than a decade before he was diagnosed with ...

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Nic

Cardiomyopathy

Nic’s life was thrown into turmoil when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005. During ...

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Brian

Cardiomyopathy

When Brian first learnt he had hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy he was told he was one of the...

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Becky

Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

Becky was a busy 22 year old working in the film industry in Fiji, when she suddenly began to suffer...

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Sarah

Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo

After being diagnosed with takotsubo cardiomyopathy, Sarah soon discovered how little was known ...

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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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Steve

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Cardiac arrest, Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

In 2008, life was trucking along as usual for Steve: a husband, father, and long-serving customs ...

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Robyn

Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

Robyn woke up one morning and had no idea she was in Dunedin Hospital nor any recollection of how ...

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Susan

Cardiomyopathy

When breathing got more and more difficult for Susan, specialists considered whether she needed a ...

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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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