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Phil

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Phil was born with a congenital heart condition, which has required a number of heart surgeries over...

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Mereana

Aortic aneurysm, High blood pressure, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

Shortly before Christmas 2020, Mereana found out she had rheumatic heart disease and needed surgery....

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John

Heart valve problems

John thought his mild breathlessness was due to age. But a check-up following a bout of pneumonia ...

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Ben

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

When Ben had valve surgery at the age of 25, he was nearly half a century younger than the next ...

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Jordan

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Until recently, Jordan rarely gave his congenital heart condition a second thought. But the need for...

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Geoff

Heart valve problems

Geoff was diagnosed with a leaky mitral valve at 37 years old, which resulted in surgery in 2016. ...

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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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Emma-Kate

Arrhythmia, Congenital heart disease

Born with a rare congenital heart condition, doctors didn’t think Emma-Kate would survive into ...

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Kate

Cardiac arrest, Heart valve problems

Kate was visiting her newborn daughter in hospital when she felt pain in her chest and collapsed. ...

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