Journeys

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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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Merys

Aortic dissection, Atrial fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Heart valve problems

Cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease and an aortic dissection are a lot to deal ...

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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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John

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation

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

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Kerri

Heart failure, Heart valve problems

Kerri thought her breathlessness was asthma, so to be told she had heart failure and needed valve ...

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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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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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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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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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Jennifer

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Carer’s story, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

After more than 15 years of postponing surgery for his aortic stenosis and aortic aneurysm, ...

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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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