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Angina, Congenital heart disease, Heart attack

Pete’s wife, Pam, experienced an angina attack on Waitangi Day in 2018. In this Journeys story, ...

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Carer’s story

Aylene cared for her brother Jason during his final journey with heart disease. She opened her home ...

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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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Carer’s story, Heart attack

After watching both her father and brother go in for heart bypass surgery, Tina wants others to know...

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Gavin and Michelle

Aortic aneurysm, Aortic dissection, Carer’s story, Heart valve problems

Michelle’s husband Gavin’s heart problems emerged back in 2004 when a whitebaiting trip to ...

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Atrial fibrillation, Carer’s story

When diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, Murray wasn’t sure that medication and dietary changes ...

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Carer’s story, Heart attack

Dot was with her friend, Neil, when he suffered a heart attack. Three months later she was with her ...

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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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Carer’s story, Congenital heart disease, Heart attack

First there was an undiagnosed heart attack. Then, a trail of treatments with either limited or ...

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Carer’s story, Heart attack

Diann talks about her family’s history with heart disease and losing her husband to a heart ...

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Carer’s story, Heart attack

Jacquey’s husband Andy had a heart attack and subsequent bypass surgery, but his suffering was not...

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Angina, Carer’s story, Heart attack, High cholesterol

Unlike his father who died suddenly of a heart attack at 54, Lyall was given a second chance....

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