Journeys

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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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Peter

Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

Heart disease “runs rampant” through Peter’s family. He’s encouraging people talk openly ...

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Trent

Angina, Heart attack, High blood pressure

Reflecting on his heart attack, Trent realises how subtle signs and symptoms can be. Now he’s ...

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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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Trudy

Cardiac arrest, SCAD

Trudy was doing chores at home when she felt weird sensations in her arms and pain in her chest. As ...

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