Heart health is something all men AND women need to be aware of. With heart disease being Australia’s single leading cause of death*, it is important for ALL Australian’s to be aware of their risk factors and share their family history with their GP. 1.4 million Australians have a high chance of having a heart
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Myocarditis. We’ve heard this condition thrown around a lot recently. It’s been brought up in discussions of COVID-19, COVID vaccines and so on. It’s a heart condition you may not have heard of previously. So, what is it? Did it exist before COVID? And what is its relationship with COVID-19. We decided to delve a
We are so excited to introduce Chloe Steele who will be sharing some fantastic information around nutrition and heart health to our Heart Health Club members. Make sure you are signed up so you don’t miss out! With an MSc in Nutrition from the University of Middlesex in the UK, Chloe’s specialist interests include cardiovascular
We are excited to introduce our Heart Health Club Exercise Physiologist who will providing valuable information to our Heart Health Club members
When did you last get your car serviced? Is it something you do every year without fail? “why is it we religiously get our cars serviced yet don’t take the time to get ourselves checked up?” These are the wise words of a Heart Research Australia ambassador who lost her husband to heart disease whilst
A personal experience of a Stress Echocardiogram A stress echocardiogram is a test used to view the hearts function before and after exercise. Being the Heart Research Australia Communications Manager, I am always telling everyone how important it is to look after ourselves and ensure we are heart healthy. In doing so it’s also important
Heart Research Australia was very excited to be featured in New Idea Magazine in an article titled “Women & Heart Disease – What you need to know”. The article featured our very own Nicci Dent (CEO of Heart Research Australia) and one of the members of our board Dr Rebecca Kozor. We were so grateful
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
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