Her Heart Blog

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

(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....

  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...

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