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A valuable resource for information for everybody (you, me, doctors, researchers…) The Heart Foundation promotes heart-healthy environments, good food choices, and physical exercise.
There is a Heart Foundation in many countries. Check if there is one where you live!
Heart Research Australia focusses on research into the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease and associated medical conditions. Their goal is to reduce the devastating impact heart disease has on the community.
This is a blog by St John of God Murdoch Hospital – the hospital where I prepared for my heart operation. The content is from “Inside Health” which is their official magazine. It has a pleasing presentation and is easy to read.
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an uncommon cardiac event that occurs when a tear forms in one or more of the coronary arteries near the heart. SCAD can slow or block blood flow to the heart, causing a heart attack, abnormalities in heart rhythm and sudden death. SCAD tends to affect mainly women aged 30 to 50, though it can occur at any age. People who experience SCAD are often healthy, and many don’t have risk factors for heart disease, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes.
This blog is written by my friend Kara Gilbert. Just like me, Kara is a freelance writer and a “heart person”. If you are in any way the sporty type, this blog is for you!