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Ignoring your heart health isn’t just reckless — it may even kill you.
In the US, there's a 1 in 4 chance that your death will be caused by heart disease.
Regardless of your age, gender, or wellness, taking stock of your #CardiovascularHealth today may save your life tomorrow.
Most of us are familiar with the late-stage signs of #HeartDisease: pain, shortness of breath, or an irregular heartbeat.

But the earliest signs of an unhealthy heart can be very subtle.

They’re often ignored or chalked up to other causes, especially in young people.
Subtle signs of an unhealthy heart include:

🧠 Mental health concerns
🛏️ Disrupted sleep
⚕️ Metabolic syndrome

Thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do to mitigate your risks and improve your #HeartHealth — starting with small, intentional changes.
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I don't have to tell you that life is getting more expensive. And with all the stress, #hearthealth is worse than ever.

Removing stress entirely just isn't feasible -but it's critical to manage stress to protect your health, heart, and metabolic wellness.

Here's How:
The cost-of-living crisis affects more than just your money. If you allow stress to control your life, it will quickly control your health as well.

Excess stress in the body has been associated with:
1️⃣High blood cholesterol
2️⃣High blood sugar
There is no magic pill, supplement, or medicine you can take to reduce the effects of #cortisol on your heart.

The only solution is to implement stress reduction techniques:

increasing your exercise
avoiding cheap food
finding outlets for stress
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सुरक्षित जीवनाच्या नियमांचे पालन
करू, उच्च रक्तदाब आजाराला दूर
पळवूया. #hypertensionday2022
💝 #धुम्रपान_सोडा
धु्म्रपानमुळे उच्च रक्तदाब होतो असे
निष्पन्न झालेले नाही पण जेव्हा तुम्ही
सिगारेट 🚬ओढतात ती संपल्यानंतर
काही मिनिटांसाठी धुराच्या स्वरुप🚬
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🧵Thread - post-Covid cardiovascular issues incl. tachycardia, arrhythmia, POTS, inflammation.

Peer-reviewed & not p-revd. Different perspectives & findings.

This is not medical advice.
#Health #hearthealth #CovidIsNotOver #LongCovid #longhaulers #NEISvoid #chronicillness
Long COVID-19 and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome- Is Dysautonomia to Be Blamed?…
In Conversation: Long COVID's cardiovascular implications…
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 02/15/2022…
COVID-19 Counter Measures Should be Age Specific ⋆ Brownstone Institute…
#COVID19, #CounterMeasures, #AgeSpecific, #OpEd
America faces greater division as parties draw safe seats for congressional districts…
#CongressionalDistricts, #HouseOfRepresentativesSeats,#PartisanPolitics, #remapping
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Doing this space yesterday reminded me of my own Hypertension diagnosis & how it affected my life:

Firstly, I was shocked when my dr told me I have a high blood pressure. My BP had always been on average 110/70 for MANY years. I did annual checks regularly “for points”..
But when I started my practice I “got busy” & slacked a little (a lot)..

2 yrs went by. Life happened. I went through patches of STRESS - work & personal life.

Then I went for a full medical because I was going to climb Mt Kilimanjaro. Then BOOM - BP is around 150/110..
We think it’s white coat hypertension syndrome: that I’m nervous as a dr patient.

Off I go to Mt Kili. My BP on the mountain fluctuates between 135/85 to 145/90 when we do daily checks with my guide.

Hike went more than well. Guide says I’m an overachiever for my summit time😁
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New research from @JohnsHopkins about maternal health!

Vaught AJ, Minhas A, Boyer T et al. Incidence of essential hypertension but not echocardiographic abnormalities at four years with a history of preeclampsia with severe features.

#ph260720 #Moms
In this new study, we followed up with women four years after they were diagnosed with preeclampsia during pregnancy. What type of research study is that?
#ph260720 #Epidemiology
Preeclampsia is a pregnancy-specific disorder that causes high blood pressure and evidence of damage to the kidneys and/or liver. Preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy impact between 5-8% of births in the US.
#ph260720 #preeclampsia
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(1/11) How do you think overall cardiovascular mortality has changed in the United States from 1950 until now? #CVDPrevention2021 #ph260720
(2/11) It has decreased significantly! This has been due to reduction in risk factors and increases in medical and surgical therapies. @American_Heart and George Mensah (@NHLBI_Translate). Read “Decline in Cardiovascular Mortality”…
#hearthealth #ph260720
(3/11) However, health disparities persist. Did you know that black adults are more likely to die from CVD than white adults in the US? @American_Heart and the Center for Health Metrics and Evaluation visual:…
#healthdisparities, #hearthealth #ph260720
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1/ Hot-off-the-press 🔥✍🏽🗣

Precision #CardioOncology: Systems-based Perspective on Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors & Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

#PrecisionCardioOnc @SpringerNature

Latest manuscript w/ @MayoClinicCV @mayocvonc & edited by @AnaBaracCardio
2/ 🔥✍🏽🗣

A broad spectrum of #CVD toxicities can be seen with targeted therapies or #ICIs

Toxicities of one or the other can include cardiomyopathy, HF, myocarditis, venous or arterial thrombosis, progression of atherosclerosis, QTc prolongation, or arrhythmias

3/ 🔥✍🏽🗣

An eminent need is optimal risk management, surveillance, detection, and prevention

The heterogeneities of patient populations, risks, and disease spectra have complicated clinical and translation efforts

#cvPrev #PrevCardioOnc #CardioOnc
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Full house at 10 year celebration of @masala_study in #Chicago. Participants shared stories about #hearthealth and what #research participation means. In honor of our participants, here are 10 MASALA study papers that changed how we understand #SouthAsian health. & event pics👇🏾
Understanding the high prevalence of #diabetes in U.S. South Asians compared to four racial/ethnic groups: the MASALA and MESA studies. @alka_kanaya @MichaelJBlaha…
Association of 10‐Year and Lifetime Predicted Cardiovascular Disease Risk With Subclinical Atherosclerosis in South Asians… @Mark_Huffman @s_persell @dmljmd
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(1/4) Good #SundayMorning! This week’s #SundaySpotlight during #HeartMonth highlights heart disease as the #1 killer for women. On Wednesday, @American_Heart & @GoRedForWomen hosted the Red Dress Fashion Show to support #HeartHealth. More via @Variety:…
(2/4) As @Variety points out, everyone - even celebrities are touched by heart disease. More women die from heart disease than from all forms of cancer combined. During #HeartMonth and every month, protect your❤️by exercising,🚫smoke & control your blood pressure and cholesterol! Image
(3/4) Awareness about heart disease is ⬆️ but disparities exist. Last year, to combat this, @nih_nhlbi invested $38.5 million in 79 heart and vascular research projects focused on women. #OurHearts
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1/ Preventive Cardio-Oncology Tutorial #PrevCardioOnc @PrevCardioOnc #CardioOnc #CardioOncology

“The time has come for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention to play a more prominent role in cardio-oncology.”…
2/ “A myriad of novel cardiotoxic chemotherapeutic & immunotherapeutic drugs are continuously being developed in #Oncology, with diverse cardiovascular (CV) effects.”…

#PrevCardioOnc @PrevCardioOnc #CardioOnc #CardioOncology
3/ Chest radiation “can result in accelerated atherosclerosis, pericardial disease, valve disease, conduction abnormalities, & cardiomyopathies.”…

#PrevCardioOnc @PrevCardioOnc #CardioOnc #CardioOncology
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#HeartHealth Tip 1: Get active and #MoveYourWay. Adults need at least 150 mins/week of physical activity. Absolutely any activity that makes your heart beat faster counts! Plan your week at
#HeartHealth Tip 2: Quit smoking! @SmokefreeUs has tools and tips for quitting. Know your triggers and understand you may feel uncomfortable and have ways to cope planned in advance.
@SmokefreeUs #HeartHealth Tip 3: Control your cholesterol! Know your fats. Replace saturates and trans fats with healthier monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats.
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(1/2) Thank you @HeartandStroke for the opportunity to discuss my #research program on #exercise and #hearthealth (at the #Ottawa Difference Makers Event) and to thank all the amazing volunteers who work so hard to raise funds to support #research and #advocacy!!
(2) What a great way to support @HeartandStroke and be #physically active at their #golf #tournament. Join to #fundraise for a great cause! #hearthealth Please RT @DrKimWay @TasukuTerada @dchirico1 @Misturaa @MattMontesano5 @KyleS_ott @hans_harleen @aaronwbrautigam Image
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(1) The @OttawaMarathon #raceweekend is fast approaching. You can count on the #EPCHL team and Division of #Prevention and #Rehabilitation @HeartInstitute to be pounding the pavement for #HeartHealth! We #practice what we #preach (we at last try to...).
(2) Keep an eye out for our #team updates as we strive for personal bests for firsts! No distance to short to reap #heart #health benefits. @aaronwbrautigam (marathon), @hans_harleen (marathon), @TasukuTerada (1/2 marathon), @kims_wayep (1/2 marathon)... Image
(3) @sol_vidalalmela (1/2 marathon), @KyleS_ott (1/2 marathon), @Misturaa (10 km), @jennifer_l_reed (10 km) and @lisacotie (10 km). @dchirico1 and @MattMontesano5 contemplating which feat they will strive for! Stay tuned.
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