Posts Tagged: cardiac

How Grounding Helps Protect Your Cardiac Function For A Lifetime

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      Last week I wrote an article for you outlining how stress and trauma increases your risk for heart disease, but that this increased risk was reversible.  This week, let me give you one of the best tools I know for supporting heart health — that is through grounding. Our hearts emit the… Read more »

Heart Disease In Women As A Response To Trauma

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  Today I have a very interesting new study to share with you, published just this year on March 17, 2021 in JAMA Cardiology.  Most studies on heart disease focus on the male population, so this one really caught my eye — specifically focusing on the link between heart disease in women with a history… Read more »

A Super Interesting Difference Between Men and Women

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  A very interesting study looked at how our heart responds to mental stress. Turns out, there is a very key difference between the way a woman’s heart responds to stress and the way a man’s heart responds.   Mental stress is well known to trigger cardiac changes (as I go into more detail on below…) but… Read more »

Yet Another Study Gives Survival Advantage To Overweight, Not Underweight

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  Well I thought this would be the perfect medical article to blog about this week, as many of us tuck into eating huge delicious Thanksgiving holiday meals!   If you are going to eat, don’t make those calories laden with guilt and remorse and negative thinking. As you can read in one of my… Read more »

How Sleep Affects Your Heart Health

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Last week I shared with you a study that shows even a small decrease in sleep, as little as one hour less of sleep, dramatically increases your risk of mood disturbances (anxiety, depression, hopelessness.) This week is the last on my series focusing in on sleep… and this one is important too. Turns out, your… Read more »

Emotional Stress Directly Predicts Heart Attack… 10 Ways To Prevent It

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  Finally, a medical study explains why there is a direct correlation between stress and heart attack. It turns out, increased brain activity in the area of emotional processing (the amygdala) directly increases the risk of cardiovascular events.   This study is the first to show that increased amygdala activity in humans strongly predicts cardiovascular… Read more »

Back To School Special: The Latest Medical Studies On ADHD

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Recently published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) on May 31, 2016… …researchers found that the stimulant methylphenidate (commonly prescribed for children to treat ADHD: Ritalin, Daytrana, Concerta) increases the risk of cardiac arrhythmias.     It’s back-to-school time… a time when children are often diagnosed and treated for ADHD (average age of diagnosis of… Read more »