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Heartstrong Registered Nurse

Specialty: nurse practitioner (NP)
nutley, New Jersey
I am a nurse practitioner, author, motivational speaker, consultant and expert in healthy lifestyles.  I am also co-founder of Heartstrong, LLC a healthcare education business.  Please visit my website www.carolynstrimike.com and my Heartstrong website at www.heart-strong.com
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“Good morning, it’s your healthy wake-up call!” by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Why not join us for a cup of java or cup of tea (both are healthy drinks which we will discuss) and listen to a free health seminar. “Good morning, it’s your healthy w ... Read on »
17th ANNUAL POLAR BEAR PLUNGE FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS NEW JERSEY SET TO BREAK RECORDS! by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Over 200 Bergen County residents are expected to be among the more than 4,000 participants. This is a great cause so we wanted to help spread the word…. Special ... Read on »
2-Minute Wonders: Exercises Even You Can Find Time For by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health from HealthyWomen’s e-newsletter, HealthyWomen Take 10 No time to exercise? That’s no longer a good enough excuse for skipping the physical activity we all need. Her ... Read on »
3 Shortcuts to Exercise Success by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health from the Healthy Living area Are you losing interest in physical activity because you’re not seeing quick results from your efforts? While there are no magic pills ... Read on »
5 Most Common Yoga Poses Done Wrong by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health April is National Stress Awareness month, it is the perfect time to start thinking about reducing stress to improve your health and live a more enjoyable life! Yoga ... Read on »
5 Sneaky Eating Tips to Help You Lose Weight by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health from HealthyWomen’s e-newsletter, HealthyWomen Take 10 Dieting is out; smart eating for weight loss is in. That doesn’t mean deprivation. The best ways to cut excess w ... Read on »
5 Tips to Lower Blood Pressure by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health    High blood pressure increases your risk for stroke and heart failure (weakening and enlargement of the heart muscle). About 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure ... Read on »
50-year-old cholesterol medication makes a comeback? by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health  A recent cholesterol trial called ARBITER 6-HALTS was discussed at the American Heart Association national meeting and published in the New England Journal of Medicine ... Read on »
6 Affordable and Effective Exercise Essentials by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health  If you need inspiration to become more physically active, a push to get going or just want to have more fun, here are six of the best, easy-to-afford and effective piec ... Read on »
6 Common Myths About Aging by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health from the Aging and Memory Health Center Think you know the facts about growing older? Think again. 1. Myth: Dementia is an inevitable part of aging. Fact: “De ... Read on »
7 Quick Healthy Diet Tips by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Small changes can make a BIG difference over time.  If you are trying to lose weight or just trying to eat healthier here are a couple of suggestions to gradually ma ... Read on »
A Fitness Program for You and Your Dog by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health “If your dog is overweight – neither of you are getting enough exercise!” Your pet’s state of health is usually a mirror of your own.  So if you and your belove ... Read on »
A Fresh Look at Organic Produce by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health A Fresh Look at Organic Produce from the National Women’s Health Resource Center’s e-newsletter, HealthyWomen Take 10   W hich is better for you-an organic tomato or ... Read on »
A Little Exercise Can Go a Long Way by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health from the Healthy Living area When you hear advice to exercise for 30 to 45 minutes or more, nearly every day, you may think, “In whose life? Get real.” Many wom ... Read on »
A Woman’s Guide to a Healthier Heart by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Women work, clean, cook, take care of children, spouses, parents, pets - but sometimes forget to take care of themselves. Their knowledge about health often comes from a ... Read on »
A Workout You Can Do in Your Bikini by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health   For most of us, a trip to the beach means a day of endless snacking and as little movement as possible (aside from switching sides to tan, of course). But after a ... Read on »