Heart Disease in Women – more common than you think.

In order to help raise much needed education within the community surrounding women’s heart health, Heart Research Australia organised Dr Monique Watts from Victoria Heart Cardiology in Melbourne to chat with Dr Terri Foran on the HealthEd podcast – Women’s and Children’s health. Dr Monique Watts is a heart failure cardiologist and specialist in women’s

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Men’s Health Week

28 Australian men die from coronary heart disease every day.  EVERY DAY.… That’s 28 too many. There are risk factors for heart disease that you can control and some you can’t. The more risk factors you have for heart disease, the greater your chance of developing it. To learn more about risk factors click here.

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Exercising with a heart condition – Safety Tips

If you are managing a heart condition or have recently experienced a heart event, it can be normal to fear starting or returning to an exercise regime. We know that those who exercise regularly remain healthier than those who don’t, however, returning can still be daunting. It’s important that you work on improving your fitness

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World No Tobacco Day – May 31

Does seeing these signs cause you stress? We’ve all heard the stories, read the messages and know that smoking is not good for your health, but quitting can be overwhelming and not an easy thing to do, particularly on your own, without support. To sign up for an internet based study to help quit smoking

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Mediterranean Diet – copy

Why the Mediterranean Diet for heart health? The Mediterranean diet is the traditional eating pattern of people from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, including Greece, Italy and Spain. This diet is based on healthy whole foods and includes very few processed foods. Key foods in a Mediterranean diet are extra virgin olive oil, vegetables and

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Mediterranean Diet

Why the Mediterranean Diet for heart health? The Mediterranean diet is the traditional eating pattern of people from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, including Greece, Italy and Spain. This diet is based on healthy whole foods and includes very few processed foods. Key foods in a Mediterranean diet are extra virgin olive oil, vegetables and

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REDFEB 2021 Media

  REDFEB aims to raise awareness for the impact heart disease has on Australian’s and the community, as well as raising funds for life-saving research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.   For REDFEB 2021 the awareness focus was of the 2 key mistakes people often make when it comes to a

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Australian COVID-19 study identifying impact on heart health

  Research shows 1 in 7 patients hospitalised from COVID-19 have suffered heart injury. Patients with COVID-19 are at risk of developing atrial fibrillation or an abnormal heart rhythm which can lead to stroke. Early studies of the Delta variant is showing an increase in cardiac complications, including a rise in the number of younger

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Peri-Partum Cardiomyopathy

  In what should have been one of the happiest, memorable times of her life, nesting and preparing for the birth of her first child, Kylie Faulkner instead suffered Peri-partum Cardiomyopathy requiring an emergency caesarean.   Peri-partum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a life-threatening condition where the mother goes into heart failure in the last few weeks

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