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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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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 »
Tips to Achieve Your Five Impossible Fitness Goals by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health We all make empty resolutions to ourselves. “This year, I’m going to run my first marathon,” “Next month, I’m going to shave a minute off my mile,” “One day, I’m go ... Read on »
Fibroid Awareness Week by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health   Fibroid tumors are benign (non-cancerous) growths that appear on the muscular wall of the uterus. They range in size from microscopic to masses that fill the entir ... Read on »
Internet Support Group for Women with Heart Disease by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health When you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease, you may instantly feel completely alone. The feeling is, of course, totally illogical when you consider that heart dise ... Read on »
Workplace Weight Loss by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Office work has always been considered sedentary and therefore causes workers to put on the pounds.  What if you were able to lose weight at those “desk jobs?”  Dr. Ja ... Read on »
Join Americans across the country in National Start! Walking Day by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Laila Ali, world champion athlete and former professional boxer, is encouraging people to walk 30 minutes today as part of National Start! Walking Day. From coa ... Read on »
Expert tips to help you break a sweat – not a bone! – at the gym by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Your local gym, usually seen as a Mecca of health and wellness, might just be a ticking time bomb of personal injury! If you’re not careful, one small misstep on a ... 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 »
March is DVT Awareness Month – Are You at Risk? by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health   Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) is a relatively common and serious medical condition that occurs in approximately 2 million Americans each year. DVT occurs when a blo ... Read on »
National START Walking Day April 7th by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health   Get Up and Move These days, adults like you are spending more time at work than ever before. An unfortunate side effect is that, as a nation, we’re becoming mo ... Read on »
The Egg Controversy: Healthy or Harmful? by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The egg controversy still continues… Eggs are a great source of protein, folate, riboflavin, choline, vitamin B12, A, D, and K.  So why have eggs gotten a bad w ... Read on »
March 23rd is American Diabetes Association Alert Day by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health According to the American Diabetes Association between the day this movement started on October 29, 2009 and today, over 570,000 of our friends, family members and ... 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 »
Info and Healthy Recipes for National Nutrition Month by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health   National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the American Dietetic Association. The campaign is designed to fo ... Read on »
National Nutrition Month: Should we eat Fresh, Canned or Frozen Fruits/Vegetables? by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health   When it comes to buying fruits and vegetables, many factors play a role in which types consumers choose, including nutritional value. Are there significant di ... Read on »
Too Much Alcohol Harms the Heart, Even if Just Occasional by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Drinking alcohol in moderation (not more than one drink per day for women, not more than two drinks per day for men) has previously been shown to be heart healthy.  ... Read on »
Bottoms Up! The Adult Congenital Heart Association Prepares for St. Patrick’s Day with a... by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health   “How to Have Fun Saturday Night Without Ending up in the ER Sunday Morning” Millions of people will raise a pint (or three) on St. Patrick’s Day this year.  Bu ... Read on »
National Sleep Awareness Week by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health  Are you often very sleepy during the day?  Do others tell you that you snore or have short pauses in your breathing while you sleep? Do you get a full night’s sle ... Read on »