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According to author Dan Buettner, there are certain parts of the world where people tend to live longer and healthier lives. In these areas, the residents are more likely to live past 100 years old than their counterparts in other regions of the world. The residents in these Blue Zones, a name coined by Buettner,…

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February is Heart Month and I've been talking about various heart ailments, so now it's time for some preventive care. How do you care for your heart? Did you know that 80% of cardiac disease is preventable through lifestyle, nutrition and education? You can mitigate a lot of risk simply by eating right, exercising and…

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Since I joined a club I never wanted to be a part of...people with cardiac issues...I've learned a lot about the subject. And I have barely scratched the surface. One of the areas I'm learning about it heart failure. What is heart failure exactly? Heart failure occurs when the heart muscle is unable to pump…

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Most, if not all, of us knows what it feels like to have our hearts broken. But did you know there is actually a cardiac condition called "broken heart syndrome"? It's a temporary condition, often caused by an extreme emotional or highly stressful event.¬†Fortunately, broken heart syndrome, also known as takotsubo cardiomyopathy, usually self corrects…

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If you know me or my work, you probably know that I'm a proud WomenHeart Champion Community Educator. I received my training at the Mayo Clinic in 2018 to go into the community and educate. What is WomenHeart? WomenHeart is the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease¬†and the leading voice of the 48 million…

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