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Dot

Carer’s story, Heart attack

Dot was with her friend, Neil, when he suffered a heart attack. Three months later she was with her ...

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Phil

Heart attack

Phil was a little embarrassed when ambulance staff wheeled him in to hospital after he started ...

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Nigel

Heart attack, High blood pressure, High cholesterol

When Nigel started having chest pains during a nasty cold, he took his daughters advice to seek ...

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Mirjana

Heart attack

Fourteen years of nursing did not prepare Mirjana for her heart attack. Like many others, she ...

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Helen

Atrial fibrillation, Heart attack

Helen’s heart problems began shortly after losing her husband to a cardiac arrest. She was ...

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Dave

Heart attack

Dave’s wife thought he was a ‘heart attack waiting to happen’. Dave thought he was ...

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Pete

Heart attack

At 34 years old, Pete thought he was too young and active to have a heart attack. Thirteen months ...

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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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Rachel

Heart attack

Rachel talks about the heart attack symptoms she experienced and her struggle to identify them as a ...

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Fran

Heart attack

During her 20-year journey with heart disease, Fran has had four heart attacks, quadruple bypass ...

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Maggie

Heart attack, Heart failure

As someone who was always fit and healthy, Maggie initially felt shocked and then angry she’d had ...

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Annabel

Heart attack

Feeling like a fraud, speech and language therapist Annabel went to get the ‘vague heaviness’ in...

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