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What is HeartMath®



HeartMath is the only known simple, straightforward, step-by-step system of scientifically validated tools that de-stress  – a way that anyone can listen to and follow the heart as a source of intelligence. A self-regulation process. The fundamental aim is to enable people to reverse the effects of stress and meet life’s inevitable challenges with poise and resiliency in the moment.

Research - Physiological Effects

High Cortisol: Low DHEA

(Occurs Under Stress – Physiological Incoherence)

  • Accelerated aging Kerr et al., 1991; Namiki, 1994

  • Brain cell death Kerr et al., 1991; Sapolsky, 1992

  • Impaired memory and learning Kerr et al., 1991; Sapolsky, 1992

  • Decreased bone density; increased osteoporosis Manolagas,1979

  • Reduced muscle mass Beme, 1993

  • Reduced skin growth and regeneration Beme, 1993

  • Impaired immune function Hiemke, 1994

  • Increased blood sugar DeFeo, 1989

  • Increased fat accumulation around waist / hips Marin, 1992

Research - Physiological Effects

Balanced Hormonal System – Physiological Coherence

  • Reduced blood pressure in hypertension (McCraty, 2001)

  • Increased functional capacity in CHF patients (Luskin, 2002)

  • Improvements in asthma (Lehrer, 2000)

  • Increased calmness and well-being (Friedman, 2000)

  • Increased emotional stability (McCraty, 2001)

  • Improved cognitive performance (McCraty,2001)

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