What Are Heart Palpitations?

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Heart palpitations refer to the feeling that your heart is beating too fast and too strongly compared to the usual heartbeat. They are fairly common and most often triggered by stress and anxiety (especially related to panic attacks), too much caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs, and even pregnancy as a sign…Continue Reading

Loneliness is Bad for the Heart

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Loneliness is defined as the discrepancy between social interaction wishes and reality. Studies show that loneliness is bad for the heart. In fact, loneliness has a negative impact in patients with heart conditions. With loneliness as a quiet source of constant stress, lonely individuals are also more likely to have…Continue Reading

8 Simple Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

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There are some simple things (related to your daily lifestyle) that you can do to keep your heart healthy and prevent heart disease! Maintaining a healthy weight is important for a healthy heart and is closely related to your choice of food. Avoid saturated and trans fats (check labels when…Continue Reading

Intermittent fasting: Surprising update

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Here’s a different spin on intermittent fasting, by a “lifestyle-leaning research doctor” written for Harvard Health. Sounds like yet another answer, or even THE answer? It is a quick read. Let me know what you think in the comment section below. Link: https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/intermittent-fasting-surprising-update-2018062914156?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=email_this&utm_source=email There is good evidence that intermittent fasting can…Continue Reading

Why We Use Healthie To Help Our Members

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My Healthy Potential uses Healthie, an advanced online platform, to provide numerous important services to our members who have signed up for our coaching program. We really like the Healthie platform and the accompanying smart phone app, and you will too!  We especially like the telehealth option for conducting one-on-one…Continue Reading