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Natalie

Atrial fibrillation

For Natalie, a young wife, mother and nurse, her cardiac event happened on what seemed like an ...

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Barry

Atrial fibrillation, Cardiac arrest, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

Barry, now 75, had always been a keen sportsman in his youth and was not aware of any family members...

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Trevor

Arrhythmia, Heart attack

Even though Trevor had successfully managed a heart rhythm problem for years, his heart attack still...

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Gary

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

Gary’s world came crashing down when he had a heart attack and four cardiac arrests. After getting...

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Rob

Congenital heart disease, Heart attack, Heart failure

Born with a congenital heart condition, Rob had his first cardiac procedure in 1956 and his most ...

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Ralph

Angina, Aortic aneurysm, Atrial fibrillation

After having stents, an aortic aneurysm repair and atrial fibrillation, Ralph is no stranger to ...

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Kaitlin

Arrhythmia

After suffering regular episodes of a heart arrhythmia called SVT, a cardiac ablation gave teenager ...

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Sue

Angina

Despite stents and medication, Sue’s angina was making everyday life unbearable. However, a change...

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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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Andrea

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Andrea was born with a congenital heart condition and had pulmonary valve surgery at the age of ...

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Darren

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Heart valve problems

Darren had always lived life at ‘full throttle’, so finding out he had a heart condition that ...

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Sri

Heart failure, Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

Sri felt really scared when she was told her rheumatic heart disease and valve problems had led to ...

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