What’s Your Heart Health Resolution?

Happy New Year! What’s Your Heart Health Resolution?   Happy New Year! Now that we have gotten past the holiday season, where we celebrated with family and friends, indulged in delicious (often unhealthy) meals, took a break from our fitness routine and treated ourselves to all the delights and pleasures the holiday season had to offer, it’s time to refocus…

High Blood Pressure and Your Heart

High Blood Pressure and Your Heart

  How High Blood Pressure Affects Your Heart In late 2017 the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) published new guidelines for what constitutes high blood pressure (hypertension). The new guidelines effectively put a number of Americans above the threshold for what was considered a “safe” blood pressure reading. Before the new guidelines, only 1…

“You’re Too Young to Have Heart Disease” Feature on HeartInsight

“You’re Too Young to Have Heart Disease” Feature on HeartInsight

You’re Too Young to Have Heart Disease I recently wrote an article about my Heart Disease journey for HeartInsight–an American Heart Association publication. I highlight how many expectant mothers are unaware of Rheumatic Heart Disease and how it affected my pregnancy and life thereafter. I hope this article along with my website can help other women who are dealing with Heart…