024 Fatigue management tips when you have a heart health diagnosis

024 Fatigue management tips when you have a heart health diagnosis

A few weeks ago I talked about my experience of fatigue, fatigue management and what fatigue can feel like. I discussed the difference between tiredness and fatigue along with reasons why after a heart attack, heart surgery or living with heart disease we might have fatigue, what it is and the potential causes. Hopefully, you’ve used my shared suggestions to…

023 Relaxamation – Forgiveness Is A Gift

023 Relaxamation – Forgiveness Is A Gift

For a full understanding of what my guided relaxamations are make sure you catch up with my episode called Relaxamations to relax and energise when living with heart disease, you can read or listen to me explaining it. In a nutshell, though, relaxamations are a blend of all of the best bits of meditation, guided relaxation, mindfulness and positive affirmations.…

Getting to know vasodilators (anti-angina) medicines

Getting to know vasodilators (anti-angina) medicines

Vasodilators (anti-angina) medicines are used to ease chest pain, to treat and prevent angina. It helps as it relaxes and widens your blood vessels and decreases your blood pressure. A category of vasodilators called nitrates increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart while reducing its workload which can ease chest pain. Usually, you will use a vasodilator…

013 Interview with Sara Bushnell – Having a heart attack at work far from home and an important discovery

013 Interview with Sara Bushnell – Having a heart attack at work far from home and an important discovery

She had been experiencing regular headaches and stress, at one point thought her blood pressure machine must have been broken. Who’d have thought about a heart attack. Constant headaches and stress Sara was fit, healthy and ate a good diet. She had been experiencing regular headaches and stress, at one point thought her blood pressure machine must have been broken.…

Get a good nights sleep

Not only is lack of sleep and poor sleep quality frustrating and debilitating, it affects your mood and your well-being. It has been found that lack of sleep can increase the risk of heart attack along with many other health issues. In relation to heart attacks alone, this is by increasing stress and anxiety, by contributing to diabetes, and promoting…