Stress & Heart Health

Among other things, stress and anxiety can have a negative impact on our heart health. According to Dr Miranda Say, Clinical Neuropsychologist, many people are experiencing more stress and anxiety than usual in this current Covid-19 environment. With so many uncertainties and fears for the present and the future this isn’t surprising. Many people experienced anxiety

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Mindfulness

Research has shown that mindfulness may have the potential to improve both blood pressure and heart health in many people (1, 2). What is mindfulness?  Mindfulness is a centuries-old practice, grounded in Buddhist traditions and Tibetan meditation techniques. In recent years, psychologists and doctors have increasingly recognised the positive impact mindfulness can have on the

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7 Tips For Maintaining A Healthy Immune System

Associate Professor Tom Buckley RN, PhD, has provided some tips on how to maintain a healthy immune system during this continuing COVID-19 crisis. Associate Professor Tom Buckley RN, PhD – Sydney Nursing School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney and Department of Cardiology, Royal North Shore Hospital. 7 tips for maintaining a healthy

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Sun Run 2020

We did it!! The Heart Research Australia Crew turned up on a 30* day to run, walk, or a bit of both, 7km (some super keen ones doing 10km…..) from Dee Why to Manly, to raise awareness and funds for research into heart disease. A super early start but it was buzzing and we were

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What is a Heart Attack?

Each year, around 54,000 Australians suffer a heart attack. This equates to one heart attack every 9 minutes. Heart Research Australia has produced this episode to help people understand what a heart attack is, learn about the warning signs, and how a heart attack is treated. Heart Research Australia, in association with Royal North Shore Hospital and

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