Chloe Harris on getting a reveal device

My name is Chloe and in April 2006 I lost my half-sister to ARVC (arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy). Like so many other ordinary families, our loss was our first introduction to the reality that so many young people lose their lives to this type of condition that so regularly goes undetected. In last nine years […]

Lucy Challis

Lucy Challis wrote her story to be included in the myheart booklet which was launched in November, 2013. On Sunday 29th January 2006, my older brother Stuart, age 25, collapsed and died playing football. I was 23 and my other brother was 27. Stuart was the fittest of the three of us. He had no […]

Rob Jackson

Living with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) I am a 31 year old Sergeant in the Army Air Corps and until recently was a Lynx Helicopter pilot and aircraft commander operating in Northern Ireland. I joined the Army at 18 and have spent the past 12 years living an active, healthy lifestyle as a soldier. […]

David Hillson

Living with suspected arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) In February 2008 I was out running with a friend. It was bitterly cold and I had not run over the Christmas period so this run was my attempt to ‘get back into it’! I had always been fairly healthy, played football all my life (and rugby […]