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Cardiac arrest, Carer’s story, Heart attack

It was the morning of Friday 1 April 2022, when Stuart suffered a cardiac arrest on his ...

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Angina, Cardiac arrest, Heart failure, High blood pressure

“Try and surround yourself with people who will give you positive motivation,” says Arthur – a...

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Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

Gary’s world came crashing down when he had a heart attack and four cardiac arrests. After getting...

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Arrhythmia, Cardiac arrest

When Cliff had a cardiac arrest, the paramedic who revived him was a long-lost childhood friend. He ...

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Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

John avoided calling an ambulance when he experienced heart attack symptoms. But minutes after ...

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Arrhythmia, Cardiac arrest, Cardiomyopathy

There’s no doubt Ash’s two cardiac arrests were life-changing events. But it was the anxiety ...

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Cardiac arrest, Heart attack, High blood pressure, High cholesterol

After a heart attack and cardiac arrest, Steve knows he’s lucky to be here. Since then he’s lost...

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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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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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Cardiac arrest

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

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Cardiac arrest

Working as a receptionist in a GP practice Wendy was familiar with heart disease and cardiac ...

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Angina, Cardiac arrest

Journalist Max Christoffersen sent us this column about heart disease, written for the Waikato ...

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