Exercise should be part of all our daily routines. Looking for something low-impact? Come join us at our Tuesday, April 11 meeting to learn about chair yoga from chair yoga guru Susan Wilkens.Susan has been studying and practicing yoga and meditation since 1995, and began teaching in 2002. Her education includes hundreds of hours of … Continue reading Join us April 11 for chair yoga
Be Our Valentine — and ask a cardiologist
Join our chapter Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 6:30 p.m at Evanston Hospital as we celebrate the chapter's fifth anniversary. Hear from two cardiologists answering your questions at our annual "Ask the Cardiologist" session. Socialize with chapter friends you haven't seen since before Covid. Meet Mandy Sandkuhler from the national Mended Hearts office telling us about … Continue reading Be Our Valentine — and ask a cardiologist
7 Strategies to Live a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
When you choose healthy behaviors, you can lower your heart disease risk, reports the CDC. To read more, click here...
Check Your Own Heart Health With No Equipment
You don't need a smartwatch to get important info about your cardio health, reports CNET. To read more, click here...
Do Salt Substitutes Improve Your Heart Health? Here’s What Experts Think
Switching from table salt to salt substitutes can help reduce the risk of stroke in people over age 60 with a history of high blood pressure or prior stroke. To read more, click here...
How Alcohol Affects the Heart
A new study has found that even moderate drinking can increase the risk of A-fib, a heart rhythm abnormality that afflicts some 3 million Americans. To read more, click here...
COVID-19 May Lead to a Heart-Disease Surge
A concerning report from Time magazine. To read more, click here...
Five steps to better heart health
Ammar Habib, MD, Interventional Cardiologist at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, recommends taking these five steps to protect your heart:... click here to read more...
North Suburban Mended Hearts has a YouTube channel, watch past meetings there
Our Mended Hearts Chapter 424 plans to expand its online communications this year,. Our first step was to create this website inlet 2019. Now we've also added a YouTube channel where you can watch any chapter meetings you may have missed. Or simply rewatch the ones you enjoyed the most. Our channel is called North … Continue reading North Suburban Mended Hearts has a YouTube channel, watch past meetings there
Watch our November heart-healthy cooking class on YouTube
Chef Chrissie Erwin Bloomfield Chef Chrissie Erwin joined us in November to show us some heart-heathy dishes we could make to replace traditional high-fat, high-sedum holiday favorites. You can watch that demo on our new YouTube channel by clicking here. Chef Chrissie also sent along recipes -- Healthier Holiday Inspiration with Class Chef to Order 2020Low … Continue reading Watch our November heart-healthy cooking class on YouTube