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Measuring the Heart Rate-Brain Connection

…generate their own “molecules of emotion.” Tools to Measure Heart Rate Variability, Promote Heart Health Through years of studies involving thousands of people, researchers at HeartMath and elsewhere have shown how heart rate variability responds to the autonomic nervous system. Based on their scientific…

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Your Smartphone Is a Portable ECG Machine

…including an ECG machine, can have serious downsides. Possible Problems Using Your Phone as an ECG Machine * First off, cordless phones disturb heart rate variability. * Holding a cell phone over the chest to check your heart’s rhythm may have the potential to throw your heart out of rhythm, or aggravate…

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A Stressful Job Can Up Your Heart Attack Risk by 23%!

…Do some energy balancing with a Reiki practitioner. * Earthing also helps to readjust a hyperactive autonomic nervous system and supports heart rate variability. Now it’s your turn: How do you relieve stress? You May Also Be Interested In: * Nine Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure * Reduce Stress…

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Open Your Heart to Gratitude and Love

…gratitude and appreciation. The HeartMath research confirms that states of appreciation (gratitude) actually do touch the heart, and improve heart rate variability. Their Freeze Frame and Heart Lock In techniques are approaches I personally use and recommend to patients, friends, and family. I will discuss…

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Benefits of Yoga: A Powerful Exercise for Your Heart

…yoga helps to: * Calm and relax your body and mind * Relax the arterial walls * Low blood pressure * Slow your heart rate * Enhance your heart rate variability But you don’t need to practice yoga to get some of these same benefits of yoga. Dr. Bali gave me simple breathing exercises you can try whether…

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Winter Survival for Your Body and Mind

…Calming and relaxing your body and mind * Relaxing the arterial walls * Lowering blood pressure * Slowing your heart rate * Enhancing your heart rate variability In fact, research has shown that doing three yoga sessions a week can help to reduce episodes of atrial fibrillation by 50%. I hope you can…

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5 Surprising Heart Disease Risk Factors

…better) * Elevated norepinephrine levels (norepinephrine is a neurotransmitter that mediates chemical communication in the SNS) * Lowered heart rate variability (the more easily your heart rate varies, the better off you are) Making matters worse, people who are anxious, angry, frustrated, sad, lonely…

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Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and PACs

…can raise havoc with your heart’s rhythm, too) and to the environment. The sinus node does not fire like an automaton—if it does, then heart rate variability (HRV) is low, and that is actually a risk factor for sudden cardiac death. Instead, the SA node is influenced by the breath—we call that…

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Cordless Phones: New Heart Risk Factor?

Dr. Magda Havas’ provocation study on cordless phones and heart rate variability is a landmark finding in that it is the first to objectively and measurably show that the cardiovascular system DOES, indeed, respond to wireless EMF exposure. Just think how many of us still sleep within a couple of…

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Protect Against Air Pollution with Fish Oil and Olive Oil

…difference. So, too, can fish oil and olive oil, according to this new study. We know that one potential negative effect of pollution is disturbed heart rate variability (HRV), measurement of the cardiac beat-to-beat flexibility. A disturbed (that is, more rigid) HRV means the heart has difficulty returning…

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Omega-3 Fish Oil Benefits and Aging

…structure of arterial plaque within three days of ingestion, making plaque less prone to rupture. They also reduce inflammation, improve heart rate variability and make blood less sticky. The Dangers of Safflower Oil There’s also another problem with that mouse study, safflower oil can harm your…

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Recognizing a Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia

While most people aren’t familiar with the cardiology term heart rate variability, or respiratory sinus arrhythmia, it plays a big role in evaluating the heart and determining your risk for future cardiac events. As you probably know, your heart rate is not fixed. It fluctuates with physical activity…

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On the Road with Dr. Sinatra

…people about the health hazards radio frequencies present to current and future generations, including: * cardiac arrhythmias, * disturbed heart rate variability, * insomnia, * learning disabilities, * prematurity, and * sterility. They also made sure to include safe solutions as part of the presentation…

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5 Ways to Help Prevent a Cardiac Event

…heart-healing power of yoga. The stretching and breath work of yoga, when practiced regularly, helps to relax the arterial walls, improve heart rate variability, lower blood pressure, and slows your heart rate. 3. Start juicing. Juicing fruits and vegetables like carrots, apples, kale and spinach gives…

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Cell Phone Radiation Risks

Some of my neurology colleagues are convinced that cell phones are involved in cases of tinnitus, or ringing in the ear. They also believe that, unfortunately, we will be seeing a surge in brain tumors as cell phone use becomes more widespread. It may take years to get the evidence of cell phone…

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