A Voice For Healthy Living

The Role of Diet and Inflammation in Heart Disease

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Join Rush/WomenHeart of Chicago West at our next meeting hosted by Rush Heart Center for Women. This patient support group is for women, of all ages, with or at risk for, heart disease. 


The Medical Office Building is at 520 S Maple Ave, Oak Park.  Take the elevator to the second floor and turn north when you get off the elevator.  We should be right there.  Please bring a friend.


Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: Rush Oak Park Hospitals Medical Office Building

2nd Floor, Room 2000, 610 S Maple St., Oak Park, IL

Program: The Role of Diet and Inflammation in Heart Disease


For more information on WomenHeart of Chicago West, contact

WH-ChicagoWest@womenheart.org or call (847) 404-2952 for additional information.

Complimentary parking around the hospital and medical building

Free of charge and priceless! light, heart healthy appetizers served.


WomenHeart is the only national organization dedicated to advancing women’s heart health through advocacy, community education and patient support. As the leading voice for the 41 million American women living or at risk of heart disease, WomenHeart advocates for equal access to quality care and provides information and resources to help women take charge of their heart health

Mayor Emanuel Proclaims September 29 – October 3 Healthy Hearts Week in Chicago

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CDPH brings advocates together across Chicago to improve Heart Health

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel has declared this week to be the first ever Chicago Healthy Hearts Week, bringing together the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and more than a dozen leading partners to promote a heart-healthy lifestyle and identify new ways to combat cardiovascular disease.

“Heart disease and strokes do not discriminate.  They affect all ages, races, religions and classes,” said Mayor Emanuel.  “As one of the country’s largest and most diverse cities, our Healthy Chicago, Healthy Hearts action plan will help us ensure we are doing everything we can to create healthy heart cultures in every Chicago neighborhood.”

Read more about the action plan, below.


Cardiovascular disease remains the leading killer in both Chicago and the nation, claiming the lives of about 2,200 Americans each day. In Chicago, nearly 5,500 Chicagoans die each year because of cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease and stroke.

(from the Ten-Year Update of A Public Health Action Plan to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke)
1. Effective communication to support the prevention and public health provisions of the Affordable Care Act;
2. Strategic leadership, partnerships and organization to integrate public health and health care systems;
3. Taking action to put present knowledge to work with a health equity lens;
4. Building capacity by training the prevention workforce;
5. Evaluating impact by monitoring cardiovascular health towards achieving established targets;
6. Advancing policy by using research and epidemiologic intelligence to advance policy; and
7. Engaging in regional and global collaboration to link cardiovascular disease and non- communicable disease
prevention with regional and global partners.


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Headache? Groggy? Natural therapy without medication!

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I tried it myself this morning and it worked. Why not give it a try…..

The nose has a left and a right side. We use both to inhale and exhale.
Actually they are different. In about 5 mins, your headache will be gone…. You’ll be able to feel the difference.

The right side represents the sun. The left side represents the moon.

During a headache, try to close your right nostril and use your left nostril to breathe. In about 5 mins, your headache will go away.

Headache Goes Away Natually

If you feel tired, just reverse, close your left nostril and breathe through your right nostril. After a while, you will feel your mind is refreshed.

Right side belongs to ‘hot’, so it gets heated up easily. Left side belongs to ‘cold’.

Most females breathe with their left nostril, so they get “cooled off” faster. Most of the guys breathe with their right nostril, so they get “worked up”.

Here’s a test for you. Do you notice, the moment you awake, which side breathes better? Left or right ? If left is better, you will feel tired. So, close your left nostril and use your right nostril for breathing.. You will feel refreshed quickly.

Do you suffer from continual headaches? Try out this breathing therapy, the exercise should be practiced at least for one month. Close your right nostril and breathe through your left nostril. Your headaches will be gone.

Sited from Engineer Vs Doctor https://www.facebook.com/Engineervsdoctor/info

Pay It Forward! I’m In. Are You In?

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Love you momma Madrigal

I’m participating in the Pay it Forward initiative


ÁmateAhora hopes to form a web connection of kindness! Let’s do more nice and loving things in 2014, without any reason other than to make each other smile and to show that we think of each other. Here’s to a more enjoyable, more friendly, and love-filled year!

The first five people who comment on our FaceBook page https://www.facebook.com/AmateAhoraHealthExpo with “I’m in” will receive a surprise from me at some point during this calendar year—anything from a book, a ticket, something home-grown, homemade, a postcard, absolutely any surprise!

There will be no warning and it will happen when the mood comes over me and I find something that I believe would suit you and make you happy. These five people must make the same offer on their Facebook status.

Once my first five have commented, “I’m in,” I will forward you this message to put as your status. (Don’t share it.) Be A Voice For Healthy Living In Your Community, ÁmateAhora! Be the change you wish to see in the world

Are You In?

Heart Of Chicago Real Estate says Arriva AmateAhora!

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Thanks Heart Of Chicago Real Estate, LLC for your support. Want more info stop by 2058 W. 18th Street.

Don’t forget to rsvp at http://www.joinAmate.org. Click Participate and sign up for you & your family! — feeling AmateAhora Health Expo Sat June 14 @2800 A Western at 18th Street, in Pilsen.

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Kickoff Spring with AmateAhora’s 3 Month Challenge!

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Join us Thursday 630pm March 27th at NutriMedicos! Kickoff the Spring with our 3 Month Challenge! Signup today. Its Free. Be A Voice For Healthy Living in Your Community.

Monthly offering a PowWow 20min Bootcamp Workout with Nancy Gonzalez & Jeremiah D. Jones! Dr. Estella Hernandez MD and Leticia Madrigal MA +Guest Speakers! on Expert Coaching for Healthy Living. Team coaching and Screening available. Screening includes Monthly Blood Pressure, Body Composite Analysis, & Waist/hip measure. 1 mini-consult with Dr. Hernandez MD.

Cool prize for AmateAhora Fitness Champion, acknowledged at Expo. Let’s do this!

Go to our website. Click Participate and signup. It’s free.