Journeys

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Hamish

Aortic aneurysm, Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

The need for heart surgery came as no surprise to Hamish, he’d been living with a heart condition ...

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Janice

Heart attack

Janice knew she hadn’t been feeling 100%, but it wasn’t until her GP ordered some blood tests ...

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Brian

Atrial fibrillation

Brian, an active 69-year-old teacher, was surprised when he was first diagnosed with atrial ...

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Phil

Angina

Fit and healthy, Phil was shocked to find out he was suffering from angina in 2012, but after an ...

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Vivienne

Atrial fibrillation

It’s been a decade since Vivienne experienced her first atrial fibrillation symptoms. She says a ...

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Tara

Arrhythmia, Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

At 20 years old, single-mum Tara was diagnosed with familial dilated cardiomyopathy, causing her ...

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John

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation

Partway through a home renovation, John had to take several months off after discovering a problem ...

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Jo

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Cardiac arrest

Jo had lived with heart arrhythmias and coronary artery spasms for nearly two decades. But nothing ...

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Jeni

Heart attack

Jeni was an active 68-year-old who always considered herself fairly fit and strong. Then she had a ...

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Pete

Heart attack

At 34 years old, Pete thought he was too young and active to have a heart attack. Thirteen months ...

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Wendy

Heart attack

It was the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. What had begun the day before as a twitch in...

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Teresa

Angina, Heart attack

Twenty years ago Teresa’s heart symptoms were so bad she struggled to walk to her letterbox. But ...

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