Journeys

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John

Arrhythmia, High blood pressure

John felt ‘off’ all day at work, and despite seeking help he still struck delays in getting the ...

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Claire

Heart attack

The first Claire knew of her heart attack was a sense of overwhelming tiredness. Three days later ...

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Roni

Aortic dissection

Recovering from aortic dissection surgery is hard enough, but for Roni there was also the need for ...

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Pirjo

Carer’s story

Pirjo’s husband Rick was hit by influenza which caused inflammation and damage to his heart. She ...

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Jeet

Cardiomyopathy, Heart attack

As a secretary of a senior citizens group, Jeet has been educating people about heart attacks for ...

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Ralph

Angina, Aortic aneurysm, Atrial fibrillation

After having stents, an aortic aneurysm repair and atrial fibrillation, Ralph is no stranger to ...

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Cynthia

Heart attack, SCAD

Within just 10 days, young mum Cynthia survived three heart attacks due to spontaneous coronary ...

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Miriama

Arrhythmia, Carer’s story

Miriama first experienced a racing heartbeat while living in Australia. When she suffered similar ...

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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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Caroline

Heart attack

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

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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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Kaitlin

Arrhythmia

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

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