Journeys

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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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Jim

Cardiac arrest

Jim had just hit a winning shot on the tennis court when he collapsed after suffering a cardiac ...

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Owen

Atrial fibrillation

Owen had his first atrial fibrillation (AF) episode in his twenties, but with his active lifestyle ...

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Alastair

Atrial fibrillation

Alastair’s atrial fibrillation (AF), was diagnosed in October 2016 when his racing heart caused ...

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