Journeys

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Nicky

Aortic aneurysm, Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Nicky has known all her life that she was born with a bicuspid aortic valve, but it wasn’t until ...

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Karl

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Now 35 years old, Karl’s congenital heart condition was first discovered soon after he was born. ...

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Keith

Congenital heart disease, Heart failure

The congenital heart condition, Holt-Oram syndrome, comes with challenges. For Keith, it has meant ...

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Shona

Congenital heart disease

At the age of 27 Shona was diagnosed with long QT syndrome, a condition that can cause abnormal ...

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Celeste

Atrial fibrillation, Congenital heart disease

Celeste has coped with three septal ablations and open heart surgery. But she says her heart ...

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Anne

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

“You are just under a lot of stress at the moment” doctors said while prescribing ...

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Maria

Congenital heart disease

Maria lived 40 years undiagnosed with Wolff Parkinson White (WPW) syndrome, a congenital heart ...

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Sela

Atrial fibrillation, Congenital heart disease

While still in his thirties, dad-of-three Sela was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. This ...

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Rich

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Going from the height of fitness to needing an aortic valve replacement was a big adjustment for ...

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Paul

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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Mark

Atrial fibrillation, Congenital heart disease

Despite being born with a heart defect, Mark went on to be fitter than most and to doing a ...

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Judy

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems, High cholesterol

Judy wasn’t worried about her aortic valve replacement – it wasn’t an uncommon operation and ...

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