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Ann and Harry

Angina, Atrial fibrillation, Heart attack

Married for 55 years, Harry and Ann have shared a lifetime of experiences, including that of heart ...

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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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John

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation

Partway through a home renovation, John had to take several months off after discovering a problem ...

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Jean

Arrhythmia

Within half-an-hour of being fitted with a pacemaker, Jean felt like a transformed bionic woman. ...

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Keith

Congenital heart disease, Heart failure

The congenital heart condition, Holt-Oram syndrome, comes with challenges. For Keith, it has meant ...

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Miriama

Arrhythmia, Carer’s story

Miriama first experienced a racing heartbeat while living in Australia. When she suffered similar ...

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John

Arrhythmia, High blood pressure

John felt ‘off’ all day at work, and despite seeking help he still struck delays in getting the ...

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Jack

Angina

A series of frightening symptoms led Jack into a maze as he tried to locate the cause and solution ...

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David

Angina, Arrhythmia

“It’s important to believe what your body tells you, and to challenge the view that everything ...

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Rachel

Arrhythmia

As someone who was training for an ultra-marathon, Rachel assumed her very low heart rate was a sign...

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Peter

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Heart valve problems

As someone living with tachycardia, valve disease and an aortic aneurysm, Peter is all too familiar ...

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Peta

Heart attack, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

Heart failure, a heart attack and two strokes have only just started slowing Peta down…...

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