Her Heart Blog

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

(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....

  From Warrandyte Diary, February 2018 edition ONE IN THREE women will die of heart disease in Australia — that’s one woman every hour — yet it is 80% preventable. This is why Warrandyte’s own Dr Linda Worrall-Carter founded Her Heart in 2015. As CEO of Her Heart,...

This Valentine’s Day, Her Heart is encouraging women to get their heart health checked. The checklist (which you can access here) has questions relating to various aspects of your life. We hope this article will help you understand why each question (and your answer) is...

The 3rd of February 2017 marked an exciting step forward in women’s sport in Australia with the beginning of the official AFL Women's League. Whether you’re a footy fan or not, the past few games have really been a terrific display of athleticism and good...

While contemplating what I wanted to share with you this time of year, I was thinking about how our experience of the festive season seems to come in waves. First we see it: the Christmas trees and twinkling lights filling the shopping centres (sometimes far...

As some of you know, I have recently had a break away, reconnecting with family and friends overseas. I initially thought that I would write this next blog about the damaging effects of stress, as I think that as women we often keep pushing ourselves...

I have been encouraged by many to write a blog for some time and often wondered why anyone would be interested in what I had to say. After many years of nursing cardiac patients, teaching nursing, and then moving on to carrying out 15 years...

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