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HEART VALVE DISEASE: Alex's story
Alex Martin's hope of joining the army was dashed after a shock diagnosis. On this episode, Bill Snaddon from the BHF talks with Alex about the physical challenges and emotional strain as he recovers from a major operation, and adjusts to a new life with a mechanical heart valve.
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