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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Did you know that over 1 million individuals worldwide undergo cardiac surgery via median sternotomy every year? (4) In younger patients cardiac surgery is most commonly used to correct a congenital heart defect. In older patients surgery can be performed for various reasons such as; correcting a congenital heart defect, valve surgery, aorta repairs and
As the temperature drops it’s tempting to cosy up indoors and hibernate until spring arrives. However, maintaining a regular exercise routine during the colder months is still important in promoting heart health and overall well-being. While you might need a little extra motivation, physical activity in winter comes with numerous benefits that can significantly improve
Chloe Steele, our heart health nutritionist, tells us about effective weight management strategies to help prevent and manage heart disease. It has been estimated that 39-49% of the world’s population are overweight or obese, both of which are recognised risk factors for the development of heart disease 1. However, there are a proportion of individuals
From Heart Health Club Nutritionist, Chloe Steele Most of us don’t eat enough vegetables. In fact, in the most recent figures on dietary behaviour to come out of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, only 8.7% of Australian adults consume the recommended serves of vegetables per day 1. A serving of vegetables equates to approximately half