Category Archives: Heart Health


Depression and Cardiac Health: A Disturbing Combination

Depression and Cardiac Health: A Disturbing Combination

Maybe the fairy tales are right—a broken heart is a tragedy. The American Heart Association certainly agrees. Recent studies have shown a strong connection between depression and cardiac health. The studies looked at two groups of cardiac patients at risk of depression and placed them into either the high-risk or low-risk category. Interestingly, those with […]

The Heart Brain System – Part 3

The Heart Brain System – Part 3

Read Part 1 | Part 2 Coherence-Based Self-Regulation There’s no getting away from the stresses of modern life: the fast pace, the connectivity that brings us closer together yet simultaneously farther apart, the ease of access to health foods and bad news at the same time, the environmental toxins and air pollution, the growing financial […]

The Heart Brain System – Part 2

The Heart Brain System – Part 2

Read Part 1 | Part 3 Heart Rhythm Patterns – Coherence and Incoherence We’re going to be using the terms coherence/coherent and incoherence/incoherent throughout the rest of the article, so it’s important you understand what they mean, when it comes to the heart brain system. Coherence in HRV means there is an order and stability […]

The Heart Brain System – Part 1

The Heart Brain System – Part 1

For millennia, in cultures across the world, the heart has held a central place in discourses about health, well-being, emotions, and especially spirituality. We have so many phrases that revolve around the heart. When in emotional pain, we say things like “heartbreak” and “with a heavy heart,” or when asking someone to be authentic, we […]

Reversing Insulin Resistance – Your Ticket To Good Health

Reversing Insulin Resistance – Your Ticket To Good Health

Whether you have diabetes, prediabetes, or issues with controlling your blood sugar levels, you’ll want to make reversing insulin resistance a top priority. This could help you with weight issues, protect your organs from complications down the line, boost your energy levels, and add years to your life. Insulin is one of the most essential […]

CrossFit Exercising: Good or Bad for Chronic Stress?

CrossFit Exercising: Good or Bad for Chronic Stress?

One of the most popular exercise regimens is CrossFit. For the past several years, CrossFit exercising has been on the rise, as its benefits of strength-building along with weight loss are quite noteworthy. Nonetheless, it is important to fully understand the possible benefits or disadvantages it could bring to your health, depending on your individual […]

Meditation for Heart Health and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome Prevention

Meditation for Heart Health and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome Prevention

Meditation has long been considered a healthy lifestyle practice. Many people swear by its ability to reduce daily stress, improve emotional well being, and boost overall health. Among meditation’s many uses, meditation for heart health is coming to the forefront as one of meditation’s amazing benefits. Recently the American Heart Association (AHA) reviewed dozens of […]

Easy Office Exercises You Can Start Today

Easy Office Exercises You Can Start Today

With desk jobs and office work on the rise, stress caused by a lack of activity is also on the rise. It can seem nearly impossible to move around and burn those extra calories while working at an office job and this can make it difficult for many individuals to stay healthy. But here’s the […]

Gray Hair Linked with Increased Heart Disease Risk in Men

Gray Hair Linked with Increased Heart Disease Risk in Men

There is now scientific evidence that stands behind the old saying “age ain’t nothing but a number”. Up until now, there were certain conditions that were generally associated with the aging process. Wrinkles, gray hair, diabetes, heart disease, inflammation, and joint pain just come with aging and are written off as such. No one thought […]

How a Faulty Sympathetic Response Can Lead to AFS and POTS

How a Faulty Sympathetic Response Can Lead to AFS and POTS

When you submit your body to an extreme stressful workout of any kind, you get an adrenaline rush, your heart rate goes up beyond normal, you start sweating excessively, you could encounter muscle burn, and your blood pressure shoots up. What happens, physiologically, is that your body’s sympathetic response is triggered, and hormones, specifically norepinephrine […]

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