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Positive psychological aspects of well-being—including positive emotions, optimism, and life satisfaction—are increasingly considered to have protective roles for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and longevity. A rapidly-growing body of literature has linked positive well-being with better cardiovascular health, lower incidence of CVD in healthy populations, and reduced risk of adverse outcomes in patients with existing CVD. This […]

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January 14, 2020

The Protective Role of Positive Well-Being in Cardiovascular Disease

What is Dilated Cardiomyopathy? Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is the most common type of Cardiomyopathy, affecting both the lower and the upper chambers of the heart. It is often a genetic condition, meaning that it is caused by a mutation in one or more genes that can be passed throughout families. How is living with Dilated […]

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October 17, 2019

Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Clear and convincing clinical evidence has established that living with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) saves patients’ lives. In a 1999 landmark trial comparing the ICD to anti-arrhythmic drugs, the “ICD remains superior in prolonging survival after life-threatening arrhythmia.” Concomitantly, psychosocial research on the ICD has shown that living with the device as a treatment for […]

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July 29, 2019

Psychosocial and Cardiac Outcomes of Yoga for ICD Patients

Every second of our life, our heart and brain are in constant communication. This is one of the most important conversations we will ever find ourselves engaged in. It is long been known that emotions have a physiological impact on our bodies; Research conducted by HeartMath shows that the electromagnetic current of the heart is […]

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May 24, 2018

The Heart-Brain Connection and Coherence: Making Contact with your Heart