Journeys

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Fran

Heart attack

During her 20-year journey with heart disease, Fran has had four heart attacks, quadruple bypass ...

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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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Maggie

Heart attack, Heart failure

As someone who was always fit and healthy, Maggie initially felt shocked and then angry she’d had ...

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Rob

Congenital heart disease, Heart attack, Heart failure

Born with a congenital heart condition, Rob had his first cardiac procedure in 1956 and his most ...

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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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John

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation

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

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Alec

Heart attack

Don’t be afraid to challenge yourself - it’s the only way to know you will be okay, says Alec, a...

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Stewart

Atrial fibrillation

Recently retired cardiologist Stewart has lived with atrial fibrillation for 20 years, and hopes ...

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Maureen

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

Through a lucky series of coincidences, Maureen’s 16-year-old granddaughter Sara-Anne was on hand ...

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Bob

Heart attack

After his heart attack and subsequent triple bypass in 2017, Bob experienced anxiety, anger and ...

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Marty

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Marty has refused to be defined by his congenital heart conditions, and his open heart surgeries. In...

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