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Where are they now?

About nine months ago, in a long gone world where we were allowed to be in a room with a group of other people… we had the privilege or spending an evening with some of our wonderful donors and their friends. Remember the good ol’ days…. If you’ve forgotten what it looked like having a

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What Women Need To Know

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

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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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Exercise guidelines

Unfortunately, over half of all Australians aren’t getting the recommended amount of physical activity. So how much exercise should I be doing? Great Question! Below are some guidelines from the Australian Government Department of Health. As always, if you are starting a new exercise programme or have a chronic illness such as heart disease, please

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Exercising At Home

Exercise is an essential part of healthy living, and vital for ongoing effective recovery after any cardiac event. Being inactive is also a risk factor for heart disease. With the gyms closed due to Covid-19 it has been wonderful seeing everyone out and about walking the neighbourhood. As the temperature starts to drop or on

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