Journeys

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Jack

Heart attack

Jack experienced a heart attack and pericarditis amid the Covid-19 crisis. Here he shares his story ...

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Monique

Angina, Arrhythmia

Episodes of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) had Monique's heart racing, and she also experienced ...

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John

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

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

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Caroline

Heart attack

When Caroline couldn't face a champagne breakfast on Christmas day, she knew something was wrong. ...

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Kaitlin

Arrhythmia

After suffering regular episodes of a heart arrhythmia called SVT, a cardiac ablation gave teenager ...

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Soane

Heart attack

Soane hoped his active lifestyle would balance out the negative effects of smoking and drinking. But...

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Sue

Angina

Despite stents and medication, Sue's angina was making everyday life unbearable. However, a change ...

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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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Darren

Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure

A diagnosis of "idiopathic cardiomyopathy" meant that doctors couldn't find a cause for Darren's ...

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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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Jagdish

Angina, Heart attack

After two heart attacks, exercise was Jagdish's way to independence and recovery....

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John

Heart attack

John experienced depression and insomnia after his heart attack, so he launched a radio station that...

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