Dr. Kirtly Parker-Jones talks about the reasons why heart disease is so prevalent among women and how to best prevent it. She talks about the fact that Heart disease kills more women than any other disease and this is because it has always been considered to be “a man’s disease”.
Dr. Nikki Stamp talks about the phenomenon called takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or broken-hearted syndrome, which she has studied for many years. She discusses how in rare cases, emotional shock can mimic the symptoms of advanced cardiac disease.
In this TED talk on Stress, Psychologist Kelly McGonigal shows us how to view stress differently, so that we can see it in a positive light, and she introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.
As a society we are more sedentary then we have ever been before and there are some serious health implications for this. Dr. Krista Burns talks about “sitting being the new smoking”, but standing is not the answer – she provides some tips and tools to overcome our sitting habit.
Emily Fletcher, a Broadway star with infectious energy and personality who also happens to be an expert on meditation, joins JJ Virgin. They talk about the science behind how powerful meditation can be for your mind and body and give some real life examples.
JJ Virgin talks about all things related to sleep – the aftermath of a terrible nights sleep, how we exacerbate the vicious cycle of poor sleep until it’s ‘normal’, how to get a good night sleep and the enormous benefits of doing just this.