WomenHeartBoise

Women Heart Boise provides education and peer-to-peer support for women living with heart disease. To learn more, go to: www.womenheart.org WomenHeart's mission is to improve the health and quality of life of women living with or at risk of heart disease, and to advocate for their benefit.

Support for a woman with heart disease is crucial to her recovery. WomenHeart has found that though its peer-led support networks, women are able to make conscious and well formed decisions about their health as well as facilitate their healing through connection to other women with heart disease. OUR VALUES
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PATIENT-CENTERED. WomenHeart is committed to serving the needs of women with diagnosed heart disease. EMPOWERMENT. WomenHeart believes that education, support and training enable women to take charge of their heart health and advocate for other women. EQUALITY. WomenHeart is dedicated to ensuring that women have equal access as men to accurate cardiac diagnostic testing and proper treatment. INCLUSIVENESS. WomenHeart believes that diversity strengthens and enriches every aspect of our organization. COLLABORATION. WomenHeart actively seeks meaningful and productive partnerships with other organizations to educate women about heart disease. QUALITY. WomenHeart is committed to rigorous evaluation and continuous improvement of all aspects of our organization.

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Exercise, healthy diet in midlife may prevent serious health conditions in senior years 04/05/2021

Exercise, healthy diet in midlife may prevent serious health conditions in senior years

Exercise, healthy diet in midlife may prevent serious health conditions in senior years Regular exercise and a healthy diet for middle-aged adults may be key to achieving optimal cardiometabolic health later in life. Cardiometabolic health risk factors include the metabolic syndrome, a cluster of health conditions such as excess body fat around the waist, high blood pressure, high bloo...

The right '5-a-day' mix is 2 fruit and 3 vegetable servings for longer life 04/05/2021

The right '5-a-day' mix is 2 fruit and 3 vegetable servings for longer life

The right '5-a-day' mix is 2 fruit and 3 vegetable servings for longer life Higher consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of death in men and women, according to data representing nearly 2 million adults. Five daily servings of fruits and vegetables, eaten as 2 servings of fruit and 3 servings of vegetables, may be the optimal amount and combin...

Study finds two servings of fish per week can help prevent recurrent heart disease 04/05/2021

Study finds two servings of fish per week can help prevent recurrent heart disease

Study finds two servings of fish per week can help prevent recurrent heart disease An analysis of several large studies involving participants from more than 60 countries has found that eating oily fish regularly can help prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) in high-risk individuals, such as those who already have heart disease or stroke.

sciencedaily.com 10/23/2020

Hearts harvested from pigs may soon help solve chronic shortages of these donor organs

sciencedaily.com An analysis discusses scientific breakthroughs that have overcome obstacles to cardiac xenotransplantation.

sciencedaily.com 10/23/2020

Certain pre-existing conditions may double, triple mortality risk for COVID-19

sciencedaily.com A large, international study of COVID-19 patients confirmed that cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, congestive heart failure, chronic kidney disease, stroke and cancer can increase a patient's risk of dying from the virus.

sciencedaily.com 09/13/2020

How to treat the most common heart attacks

sciencedaily.com One in five patients die within a year after the most common type of heart attack.

sciencedaily.com 09/13/2020

First treatment identified for fainting

sciencedaily.com Fainting affects one in two people during their lifetime. Those with recurrent episodes are often afraid to socialize or go to work. Today researchers report the first effective therapy.

sciencedaily.com 08/26/2020

Stress and anger may exacerbate heart failure

sciencedaily.com Mental stress and anger may have clinical implications for patients with heart failure, according to a new report.

sciencedaily.com 08/26/2020

In sickness and in health: Cardiovascular disease in couples

sciencedaily.com Researchers show that the wives of men with major cardiovascular disease risk factors, namely hypertension, diabetes, and dyslipidemia, are more prone to suffer from the same disorders.

sciencedaily.com 07/26/2020

Genes and cardiovascular health both affect dementia risk: Individuals with genetic risk factors for dementia can still reduce their risk by improving their cardiovascular health.

sciencedaily.com A new study finds that genes and cardiovascular health can both raise or lower risk of dementia.

sciencedaily.com 07/26/2020

Diets high in protein, particularly plant protein, linked to lower risk of death: Findings support recommendations to increase consumption of plant proteins

sciencedaily.com Diets high in protein, particularly plant protein, are associated with a lower risk of death from any cause, finds an analysis of the latest evidence.

sciencedaily.com 07/26/2020

Regular exercise helps prevent high blood pressure, even in areas of high air pollution

sciencedaily.com Regular physical activity is a healthy way to prevent and reduce high blood pressure, even in places where pollution levels are relatively high. Air pollution increases high blood pressure risk, yet it does not outweigh the benefits of physical activity on high blood pressure prevention. Addressing....

sciencedaily.com 07/03/2020

Depression associated with greater risk of cardiovascular disease: The global study tracked 145,862 middle-aged participants from 21 countries

sciencedaily.com A new study provides further evidence of the link between depressive symptoms and an increased risk of heart disease and early death.

sciencedaily.com 07/03/2020

Critically ill COVID-19 patients are 10 times more likely to develop cardiac arrhythmias: Study suggests cardiac arrests and arrhythmias are likely triggered by systemic illness, not solely due to the viral infection itself

sciencedaily.com Patients with COVID-19 who were admitted to an intensive care unit were 10 times more likely than other hospitalized COVID-19 patients to suffer cardiac arrest or heart rhythm disorders, according to a new study.

sciencedaily.com 07/03/2020

Reducing the damage of a heart attack

sciencedaily.com Cardiology researchers have discovered how a key protein can help the heart regulate oxygen and blood flow and repair damage.

sciencedaily.com 07/03/2020

Excessive sugar intake linked with unhealthy fat deposits

sciencedaily.com Sugar consumption is linked with larger fat deposits around the heart and in the abdomen, which are risky for health.

sciencedaily.com 07/02/2020

Hot flushes and night sweats linked to 70% increase in cardiovascular disease

sciencedaily.com New research has found that women who have hot flushes and night sweats after menopause are 70 per cent more likely to have heart attacks, angina and strokes.

sciencedaily.com 06/18/2020

Depression associated with greater risk of cardiovascular disease: The global study tracked 145,862 middle-aged participants from 21 countries

sciencedaily.com A new study provides further evidence of the link between depressive symptoms and an increased risk of heart disease and early death.

sciencedaily.com 06/18/2020

Following a variety of healthy eating patterns associated with lower heart disease risk

sciencedaily.com Greater adherence to a variety of healthy eating patterns was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

sciencedaily.com 06/05/2020

Trial shows hydroxychloroquine has no benefit over placebo in preventing COVID-19: First randomized clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine to prevent COVID-19 following exposure

sciencedaily.com Today, researchers published the results from the first randomized clinical trial testing hydroxychloroquine for the post-exposure prevention of COVID-19.

sciencedaily.com 06/05/2020

Coronavirus linked to stroke in otherwise healthy young people

sciencedaily.com Preliminary observations suggest a high incidence of COVID-19 in stroke patients, including younger patients who were otherwise healthy.

sciencedaily.com 05/19/2020

Heart attacks, heart failure, stroke: COVID-19's dangerous cardiovascular complications: ER doctors highlight underappreciated risks, potential drug interactions

sciencedaily.com A new guide from emergency medicine doctors details the potentially deadly cardiovascular complications COVID-19 can cause.

sciencedaily.com 05/16/2020

Hydroxychloroquine linked to increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias

sciencedaily.com In a new report, a team of pharmacists and clinicians found evidence suggesting that patients who received hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 were at increased risk of electrical changes to the heart and cardiac arrhythmias. The combination of hydroxychloroquine with azithromycin was linked to even gre...

sciencedaily.com 05/05/2020

Two drugs show promise against COVID-19: Both drugs are FDA-approved for other illnesses

sciencedaily.com Korean researchers have screened 48 FDA-approved drugs against SARS-CoV-2, and found that two, that are already FDA-approved for other illnesses, seem promising. The FDA approval for other uses would greatly reduce the time needed to gain FDA approval of use in COVID-19.

sciencedaily.com 05/05/2020

Hydroxychloroquine linked to increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias

sciencedaily.com In a new report, a team of pharmacists and clinicians found evidence suggesting that patients who received hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 were at increased risk of electrical changes to the heart and cardiac arrhythmias. The combination of hydroxychloroquine with azithromycin was linked to even gre...

apple.news 04/07/2020

Mysterious heart damage, not just lung troubles, befalling COVID-19 patients — Kaiser Health News

apple.news Most of the attention in the COVID-19 pandemic has been on how the virus affects the lungs. But evidence shows that up to 1 in 5 infected patients have signs of heart damage and many are dying due to heart problems.

sciencedaily.com 03/28/2020

Past your bedtime? Inconsistency may increase risk to cardiovascular health

sciencedaily.com Researchers found that individuals going to bed even 30 minutes later than their usual bedtime presented a significantly higher resting heart rate that lasted into the following day.

sciencedaily.com 03/28/2020

COVID-19 linked to cardiac injury, worse outcomes for patients with heart conditions

sciencedaily.com COVID-19 can have fatal consequences for people with underlying cardiovascular disease and cause cardiac injury even in patients without underlying heart conditions, according to a new review.

sciencedaily.com 03/22/2020

Air pollution is one of the world's most dangerous health risks

sciencedaily.com Researchers calculate that the effects of air pollution shorten the lives of people around the world by an average of almost three years.

sciencedaily.com 03/22/2020

Slow, steady increase in exercise intensity is best for heart health

sciencedaily.com For the vast majority of people, the benefits of physical exercise outweigh the risks. However, for those who have inadequate training or who have underlying heart problems that may not have been detected, the risks of heart issues from extreme exercise, such as participation in marathons and triath...

sciencedaily.com 03/22/2020

Step it up: Higher daily step counts linked with lower blood pressure: Smart watches prove useful as a research tool for insights on physical activity and heart health

sciencedaily.com The smart watches seen on the wrists of roughly 1 in 5 Americans could be more than just a fun gimmick but a potentially useful research tool to track habitual physical activity levels. People who took more steps daily, as tracked by their watch, had lower blood pressure on average than those taking...

heart.org 03/06/2020

What heart patients should know about coronavirus

heart.org As the coronavirus known as COVID-19 spreads, people with cardiovascular issues should pay extra attention, experts say.

heart.org 03/01/2020

What heart patients should know about coronavirus

heart.org As the coronavirus known as COVID-19 spreads, people with cardiovascular issues should pay extra attention, experts say.

clickondetroit.com 02/28/2020

Dying of a broken heart is actually a thing

clickondetroit.com Have you ever heard of older couples who die within a short span of each other? People often say the second person to go died of a broken heart. But did they really, truly die of a broken heart? Maybe. Maybe not.

sciencedaily.com 02/26/2020

Golfing regularly could be a hole-in-one for older adults' health

sciencedaily.com Regularly golfing, at least once per month, was found to lower the risk of death among older adults. While the protective effects of playing golf have not been linked to reduction of heart attack and stroke risk, researchers note the positive effects of exercise and social interaction for older adul...

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