Her Heart Blog

Posts, Articles and Updates to keep our community connected to Her Heart.

Every year on Valentine’s Day, we celebrate Her Heart Day - a day to ask you all to check the health of your heart. We ask women to get checked annually because 90% of women have at least one risk factor for heart disease. Being aware of...

Who knew there were more reasons to love Valentine's Day than just chocolates and flowers? Plenty of studies have found that being around loved ones (including your pets!) helps keep your heart healthy. So snuggle up to your significant other and have a read of...

We know that New Year’s resolutions are notoriously hard to keep, and that’s why we want to give you some tangible, small changes you can make in 2019 that will make a big difference to your heart. ...

(by Her Heart team) The festive season is a great time to connect with family and friends over food and drink. What’s more, families have time to catch up on the year and share conversations of stories, experiences and laughter....

(by Dr. Linda Worrall-Carter) Each year a group of women organise a heart health check event at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, where all Government officials are invited to come and get their heart health checked. ...

After a night of casual drinks with friends four years ago, Sally Brooks realised something was not quite right with her heart. It wasn’t until six months later that she was diagnosed with the most common heart rhythm disorder in women, Atrial Fibrillation – or...

(by Her Heart Team) ‘I absolutely died of embarrassment!’ - a common phrase after a clumsy fall, but are Australian women at an unnecessary risk because they don’t want to be seen as a ‘drama queen’?...

(by Dr Linda Worrall-Carter) I thought that I would make time to give some reflections from last month, when I was fortunate enough to be one of the Keynote Speakers at the New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New...

Recently, the Her Heart team were lucky enough to be joined by heart disease survivors and cardiovascular professionals to create a Video Series dedicated to heart disease in women....

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