Journeys

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Wilson

Angina, Cardiac arrest

Wilson recovered quite quickly after his first heart attack in 1991. But a more serious heart attack...

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Rachel

Arrhythmia

As someone who was training for an ultra-marathon, Rachel assumed her very low heart rate was a sign...

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Peter

Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

Heart disease "runs rampant" through Peter's family. He's encouraging people talk openly about ...

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Aylene

Carer’s story

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

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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 that ...

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Gordon

Heart attack

Gordon had been having chest pains for months, but he ignored them, assuming he'd be alright. Since ...

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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 20 ...

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Trent

Angina, Heart attack, High blood pressure

Reflecting on his heart attack, Trent realises how subtle signs and symptoms can be. Now he's doing ...

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Nic

Cardiomyopathy

Nic's life was thrown into turmoil when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005. During ...

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Janine

Aortic aneurysm, Aortic dissection

'Aortic dissection' became a well-known term for Janine in 2013 when she experienced the first of ...

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Nalda

Angina, Heart attack, High blood pressure

It was more than a month before Nalda found out that the severe breathlessness she’d had one night...

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Emma-Kate

Arrhythmia, Congenital heart disease

Born with a rare congenital heart condition, doctors didn't think Emma-Kate would survive into ...

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