Journeys

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Ash

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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Steve

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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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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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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Wendy

Cardiac arrest

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

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Cliff

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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Max

Angina, Cardiac arrest

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

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Peter

Cardiac arrest, Heart valve problems

Peter’s journey started as routine knee surgery, but turned into a cardiac arrest and eventually a...

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Jim

Angina, Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

Jim’s heart disease journey spans nearly four decades and includes a heart attack, two cardiac ...

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Denise

Cardiac arrest, Carer’s story

Denise woke one night with a pain in her shoulder and what she thought was indigestion. Just 15 ...

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Maureen

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

Through a lucky series of coincidences, Maureen’s 16-year-old granddaughter Sara-Anne was on hand ...

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