Heart disease touches us all. The huge impact it has on those living with heart disease is often felt by their families and friends just as much. Meet people like Sarah, Rio, Jill and Bea who have bravely shared their stories with others.
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) survivor Becks Breslin, who in 2012 suffered a heart attack at the age of 34, pioneered the first patient-led study into a condition called Spontaneous Coronary...READ Beck's Story >
Jonathan was born with Aortic Stenosis and Patent Ductus and a hole in the heart, and has subsequently had 5 heart operations. When I was six weeks old I had a...READ Jonathan's Story >
Sarah was two years old when she was diagnosed with a heart condition. “At that time, I was too little to have surgery – the doctors didn’t think I’d be able...READ Sarah's Story >
Rio’s mum Sacha was told at her 20 week scan that her baby had a problem with their heart. When doctors operated on his heart he was only 6 days old....READ Rio's Story >
I turned my school red for Wear it. Beat it. I did it in my dad’s memory, after he died of heart disease. It was my headteacher’s idea. When I went...READ Bea's Story >
It was a normal Sunday evening with my parents. Just sitting on the sofa having family time. We were joking around when Dad suddenly collapsed. He died on Valentine’s Day when...READ Hayley's Story >