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Stress Management For Beginners

By Karen | February 6, 2022 |

Unmanaged stress is one of the biggest contributors to heart disease and many other conditions. We all have stress in our lives. And not all stress is bad, but it’s still stress. The body still has the same chemical reaction whether the reason behind the stress  is positive or negative. Let’s look at some ways…

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Why Do We Wear Red Today?

By Karen | February 4, 2022 |

As we have discussed…or t least I have discussed, February is American Heart Month. And today is National Wear Red Day. My fellow WomenHeart sisters and other women who have experienced a cardiac event, also consider this Go Red for Women Day. Go Red is an acronym for the following: G – Get your numbers, specifically…

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Five Things To Do To Maintain Your Heart Healthy Lifestyle

By Karen | February 3, 2022 |

Who doesn’t like a list of five quick tips, or dare I say…hacks? I’m here to help. As promised, I’m focusing on heart health this month. To that end, I am giving you a short list of things you can do NOW to help reduce your risk of developing heart disease. Shall we begin? Know…

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Heart Healthy Eating – The Abridged Version

By Karen | February 2, 2022 |

The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison – Ann Wigmore Did you know that what you eat can have a direct impact on the state of your health? And your cardiac health can be directly affected, both positively and negatively, by…

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It’s February! That Means It’s Heart Month

By Karen | February 1, 2022 |

This month is near and dear to my heart. As a survivor/thriver of a Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, it is my mission to bring education to the masses. I want to share all I know about women’s heart health and how to maintain it. To that end, buckle up. This month’s blog posts will be…

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Food Is Medicine…End of Story

By Karen | January 30, 2022 |

I found this post on another platform today by Dr. Mark Hyman… Mounting research shows that there is no magic bullet to treat heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, allergies, digestive disorders, headaches, fatigue, or any of the myriad problems we suffer from in the 21st century. But increasing evidence also shows us something…

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Choose Your Rainbow

By Karen | January 29, 2022 |

Have you ever been told to “eat the rainbow”? Do you know what that means? Are you doing it? Eating the rainbow doesn’t mean that you should be eating multi-colored M&Ms or gummy bears or anything that is artificially colored to match the rainbow. It means that we should be eating fruits and vegetables in…

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Stay Away From Those Reptiles

By Karen | January 28, 2022 |

Do you feel like you are up to your eyeballs in alligators all the time? Do you constantly feel like you’re chasing a deadline? Are you financially strapped, always afraid that the next catastrophic event will put you onto the street? These feelings of constantly being under stress will have a negative impact on your…

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