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Stress, diet and heart disease

By Chloe Steele, our heart health nutritionist.    Heart disease and disorders of the brain are among the leading causes of death in Australia, and recent research has started to find some intriguing links between the two. It has been observed that people suffering from anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder, and major depressive disorder have an

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R Ur Staff OK?

R UR Staff OK?
How can you support staff who have experienced a heart event or heart surgery return to work.

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Exercise following open chest surgery

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

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Embrace the chill! Our tips to keep you moving this winter

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

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Weight Management

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

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