Discovering that you have had heart failure can often be a stressful time.
In the videos below, people who have lived through heart failure share their experience with the impact on their life and their outlook since treatment.
Members of Queensland Country Health Fund can also login to access a range of resources and additional videos of people who have had heart failure speaking from experience.
In this 'Speaking From Experience' video clip participants discuss the symptoms and events that led to their heart failure. They also touch on their struggle to accept their diagnosis.
Living with heart failure
In this 'Speaking From Experience' video clip participants talk about living with heart failure, body image and post-surgery scarring. They discuss medical and personal strategies to handle setbacks and self-care.
They also discuss where they found the motivation to lead a healthy life with a heart condition.