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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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Georgina

Atrial fibrillation, Heart valve problems

Georgina has lost both parents and seven of her siblings to heart disease. Here she talks about her ...

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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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Graham

Atrial fibrillation, Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Graham was at primary school when he first learnt he had a heart murmur, but it was another two ...

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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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Jeff

Atrial fibrillation

Sports enthusiast Jeff initially wondered how atrial fibrillation would impact on his ability to ...

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Andy

Atrial fibrillation

Since experiencing exhausting episodes of atrial fibrillation (AF) while exercising, Andy has been ...

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Helen

Atrial fibrillation, Heart attack

Helen’s heart problems began shortly after losing her husband to a cardiac arrest. She was ...

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Anne

Angina, Atrial fibrillation

Anne has lived with microvascular angina for 25 years and more recently was diagnosed with atrial ...

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Peter

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, High blood pressure

After a climb up Mount Taranaki, passionate hiker Peter experienced an irregular heartbeat and high ...

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Shirley

Atrial fibrillation, High blood pressure, High cholesterol

When Shirley first noticed breathlessness walking up a hill, she assumed it was a result of her ...

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Annette

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation

As Annette’s atrial fibrillation (AF) progressively worsened, she made the decision, along with ...

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