90 Day Health Challenge

‪#‎AmateAhora‬ will be presenting at the Chicago Military Academy!

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‪#‎AmateAhora‬ will be presenting today… 

Source http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/chd/chd_types.htm
Author National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

We will be addressing well over 150 cadets, teachers, and health aficionados. Excited to share MyHeartStory, Obesity, CHD, and Living a Healthy Lifestyle. Viva Saludable!

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Congenital heart defect (CHD)… 
Congenital heart anomaly is a defect in the structure of the heart and great vessels that is present at birth. Many types of heart defects exist, most of which either obstruct blood flow in the heart or vessels near it, or cause blood to flow through the heart in an abnormal pattern. Other defects, such as long QT syndrome, affect the heart’s rhythm. Heart defects are among the most common birth defects and are the leading cause of birth defect-related deaths. Approximately 9 people in 1000 are born with a congenital heart defect. Many defects do not need treatment, but some complex congenital heart defects require medication or surgery.

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Congenital heart defects resulted in 323,000 deaths in 2013 down from 366,000 deaths in 1990.
Signs and symptoms are related to type and severity of the heart defect. Symptoms frequently present early in life, but it is possible for some CHDs to go undetected throughout life. Some children have no signs while others may exhibit shortness of breath, cyanosis, fainting,heart murmur, under-development of limbs and muscles, poor feeding or growth, or respiratory infections. Congenital heart defects cause abnormal heart structure resulting in production of certain sounds called heart murmur. These can sometimes be detected by auscultation; however, not all heart murmurs are caused by congenital heart defects.

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The cause of congenital heart disease…
May be either genetic or environmental, but is usually a combination of both.

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Maternal obesity…
As noted in several studies following similar body mass index (BMI) ranges, prepregnant and gestating women, who were obese (BMI ≥ 30), carried a statistically significant risk of birthing children with congenital heart defects (CHD) compared to normal-weight women (BMI= 19–24.9). Although there are minor conflicting reports, there was significant support for the risk of fetal CHD development in overweight mothers (BMI= 25-29.9). Additionally, as maternal obesity increased, the risk of heart defects did too indicating a trend between BMI and CHD odds. Altogether, these results present reasonable concern for women to achieve a normal-weight BMI prior to pregnancy to help decrease risk for fetal heart defects.

A distinct physiological mechanism has not been identified to explain the link between maternal obesity and CHD, but both pre-pregnancy folate deficiency and diabetes have been implicated in some studies. Identification of the mechanism could aid health officials to develop reduction strategies and curb CHD’s prevalence in this preventable situation.

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Listos Para el Reto de ÁmateAhora Spring2Primavera! ¡Inscríbete hoy! es Facil y GRATIS!

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Bienvenido al Reto de ÁmateAhora, Es un desafío de 90 Días PorTuSalud. Nos reunimos mensual en el 4715 S. Ashland en MTZ Martial Arts Academy, New City/BackoftheYards, Segundo Piso. 

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¡Únete Al Reto! de 90Dias en esta Primavera con Ámate Ahora. Gracias por ¡Únirte al Reto! Este Miercoles 15 de Abril,a las 6:30pm.

Eliges 1 de 5 equipos :
_#PorMiCorazon- Manejo de su Presión Arterial (Equipo Rojo)
_#PorMiSalud- Bajar de Peso (Equipo Amarillo)
_#PorEstarEnForma- Aumentar de Músculo mientras Bajar% de Grasa Corporal (SilverAzul)
_#PorMiFamilia- Aumentar el Consumo de Vegetales como Familia (Equipo Verde)
_#PorMiDiabetes- Disminuir el Consumo de Azucar (Equipo Morado)

El Miercoles Abril 15:

Tu declaras tu RETO y nosotros vamos anotando tu RENDIMIENTO. Te conectas con tu equipo, y como miembro del equipo publicaras tu rendimiento diario con el #AMATEAHORA en tu red social. Ojo- asegúrate de agregar cual equipo representas. Por ejemplo #AmateAhora y #PorMiCorazon o #PorMiSalud o #PorEstarEnForma o #PorMiFamilia o #PorMiDiabetes. Es un Reto! Para GANAR hay que REPORTAR tu rendimiento.
Damos premios por Mejor Rendimiento y Liderazgo de Equipo! Y Tomamos muchos retratos.

Hacemos un seguimiento mensual de tu análisis corporal (te quitas los calcetines para medirte), Hacemos un seguimiento de su presión arterial mensual, ofrecemos charlas de nutricion cuando asistes a nuestras reúnones mensuales donde invitamos a los expertos en temas de salud. Cuentan tambien con Leticia Madrigal Psicóloga de Rendimiento y la Dr. Estella Hernandez, MD.

Gracias a nuestro Generoso Patrocinador
Nutrimedicos también recibies una mini-consulta con la Dra. Estella Hernández MD especialista en Metabolismo y Control de Peso en la clinica Nutrimedicos 1743 W. 18th Street.
Patricipas por 40 minutos con el entrenador Oscar Reyes de ZUMBA y gracias a Fernando Martinez CEO de MTZ MARTIAL ARTS ACADEMY en New City en el 2ndo piso tenemos su espacio fabuloso donde cuentan con nuestro asesoramiento, exámenes y ejercicio (trae zapatos de cardio)!

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/unete-al-reto-amateahora-90day-spring2primavera-challenge-tickets-16310404860

Ready for Today! ÁmateAhora Spring2Primavera Challenge

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Welcome to the ÁmateAhora Spring2Primavera Challenge. We meet monthly at MTZ Martial Arts Academy (Where we Track Your Progress) 4715 S. Ashland 2nd Floor 773-587-5909. 

Its a 90day Challenge, You Call Your Challenge and We Track It!

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Choose 1 of 5 teams:

  • #4MyHeart- Manage Blood Pressure (RED TEAM) 
  • #4MyHealth- Drop Weight (YELLOW TEAM) 
  • #4MyFitness- Gain Muscle while Dropping Body Fat% (BLUE TEAM)
  • #4MyFamily- Increase Vegetable Intake (GREEN TEAM)
  • #4MyDiabetes- Decrease Sugar Intake (PURPLE TEAM) 

Join us 4/15th Wednesday at 6:30pm. Once you declare your challenge, then you are granted an appt. (after 4/15, ASAP) for your free mini consult with Dr. Estella Hernandez MD at 312-929-2927, we connect you to your team, and as team members you will post and log your performance daily with the #AMATEAHORA on your social network and make sure you add which team you represent. For example #AmateAhora with your Team: #4MyHeart or #4MyHealth or #4MyFitness or #4MyFamily or #4MyDiabetes and share how you are moving forward with your performance.This is a CHALLENGE in order to WIN you must report your performance. We have prizes for Best Performance and Team Leadership. Got it! Good :0)

We track your monthly body composite analysis (must take off your socks), We track your monthly blood pressure, we offer nutritional coaching by attending our monthly meet ups where we invite leading experts on health topics along with Leticia Madrigal, MA Performance Psychologist. Thanks to NutriMedicos you also recieve a 1 on 1 mini-consult with Dr. Estella Hernandez MD specialist in Metabolism and Weight Management. NutriMedicos is our generous sponsor! You get a 40 Minute ZUMBA Fitness thanks to Coach Oscar Reyes and thanks to MTZ Martial Arts Academy 2floor event space we have a spot to workout (bring gym shoes)!

Must RSVP for the SPRING Health Challenge.
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/unete-al-reto-amateahora-90day-spring2primavera-challenge-tickets-16310404860

 

Latinos Unidos esta con Ámate Ahora, Voces para la Salud – Voices For Health!

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A Jugar Pelota! Célebre con la familia, Sunday Funday TODOS LOS DOMINGOS!

Listos para la temporada de béisbol!
Jugaremos en la Liga Mexicana de Béisbol Benito Juárez. Está compuesta por 12 equipos. Día de inicio es el 12 de Abril! Todos los equipos jugarán. La liga usara los tres diamantes. Sera en grande! Inicia a las 9AM luego al medio dia y el último partido es a las 3:00PM. Se lleva a cabo en el Parque Piotrowski. 4247 W 31st Street, Chicago, IL 60623.
A Jugar Pelota con AmateAhora

***9AM Latinos Unidos vs Mud Dogs (Diamante Norte- el que esta cerca de la piscina)

Latinos Unidos vs Mud Dogs (Diamante Norte- por la piscina)
Hay que estar temprano, para calentar, correr, prácticar y tomar fotos! únase con nosotros a las 8am, traigan a su familia.

Te invitamos…
El Sábado 04/04/15 Latinos Unidos tendrán un Béisbol Bash en el BounceSportsplex, 3310 Grove Ave, Berwyn 1:00PM-3:00PM. Ven a conocer, saludar, prácticar con el equipo Latinos Unidos y tomar fotos.

De parte de ÁmateAhora, Voces para la Salud!
Gracias Latinos Unidos por eligirnos como su causa preferida!!! Les deseamos mucha vitalidad, el apoyo familiar y una extraordinaria temporada de béisbol.

Gracias a los patrocinadores:
Lalo’s Restaurant on Maxwell
Y Familia Santana
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Latinos Unidos esta con ÁmateAhora, Voces para la Salud!
Por favor apóyen a ÁmateAhora, Voces para la Salud! con un GUSTA/LIKE
https://www.facebook.com/AmateAhoraHealthExpo

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ÁmateAhora, Voices for Health Thank You for Your Support

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Leticia Madrigal, MA – Valvular Heart Disease Champion, HeartLand District, Chicago, IL

Breaking the Silence…
Leticia is a marathon aficionado, advocate, Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, entrepreneur, and caregiver. Mom a pacemaker recipient, after years of not managing her Type2 Diabetes, it damaged her heart and kidneys. Dad passed from a Heat Stroke that led to a massive heart attack. Chronic Illness is a silent killer. She was inspired to break the silence, share her family’s story and founded ÁmateAhora, Voices for Health. Interested in learning more visit http://www.joinAmate.org/

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Her HeartStory…
After attending an American Heart Association Conference. She met WomenHeart, shared her family’s story, and was selected as a National Spokeswoman for HeartHealth specifically for the Hispanic/Latino Market. WomenHeart, The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is a non-profit patient advocacy organization that supports, educates and advocates on behalf of the 42 million American women living with or at risk of heart disease, the #1 killer of women. For more information visit http://www.womenheart.org/

Thanks to WomenHeart, insisting she see a Cardiologist, they saved her life. Fall 2014 she was first detected with a Heart Murmur, later diagnosed with Valvular Regurgitation aka “Leaky Valves”. It’s a condition where the valves don’t close properly making her heart work harder. Now Leticia has her own heart story. Speaking as a caregiver and advocate now patient heart champion.

Sharing her HeartStory Nationwide…
Leticia Madrigal MA, National Spokesperson for WomenHeart teamed up with a stellar lineup including a bilingual Cardiologist, Fitness Instructor, and bilingual Blood Pressure Screener for the HeartOfFitnessTour para La Mujer Hispana all in the name of Heart Health thanks to Burlington.

HeartOfFitnessTour travels the Nation including Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, Arizona, and California, among others. Burlington donates $1 for every dress sold every February-March. Visit a location near you and help support WomenHeart. Bringing awareness to the 42M women living with heart disease and the million more at risk. http://www.burlingtoncoatfactory.com/

Mujeres Hispanas Están en Mayor Riesgo…
¿Sabía usted que la enfermedad cardiaca es la principal causa de muerte entre las mujeres en Estados Unidos y que las mujeres hispanas están en mayor riesgo? Un reciente estudio indica que por lo menos el 71% de las mujeres hispanas tienen por lo menos un factor de riesgo asociado con enfermedades cardiacas. Para mas información visita http://www.womenheart.org/

Knowing is Not Enough…
Thought she was protected from heart disease, due to her healthy lifestyle, but quickly learned that every woman is at risk. Leticia urges you to be your family’s Heart Health Champion. She shares, “There comes great peace and power in coming to terms with our health and being proactive. ÁmateAhora, LoveYouNow, Tomorrow May Be Too Late.”

Leticia Madrigal creates a culture of leaders causing leaders. Creating the experience of power and peace of mind by coming to terms with our health. Mobilizing healthy families and workforce at an individual, organizational and community level to be proactive worldwide. Is the Principal Industrial/Organizational Psychologist at Madrigal Consulting; Founder and CEO of ÁmateAhora, Voices for Health.

ÁmateAhora, Voices for Health…
ÁmateAhora is a non-profit bilingual, multicultural and powerfully diverse team of transformation agents standing to Live Healthy Worldwide! Rolling out free health services year round. Producing an Annual health expo (Fall 2015), leading 90Day Health Challenges (Monthly) supervised via Behavioral Psychologist Leticia Madrigal MA and Family Physician, Weight & Metabolism Specialist Dr. Estella Hernandez MD, hosting ZUMBA Sessions (Weekly), and we advocate for health (Daily). Visit http://www.joinAmate.org/

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Azul HOLISTIC SPA Acknowledges our ÁmateAhora 90Day Polar Challenge Champions

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Mil Gracias y Thank You Azul HOLISTIC SPA! por patronizar los premios de reconocimiento del Reto Polar de 90 Dias con ÁmateAhora. *Azul HOLISTIC SPA – The Healing Power Of Human Touch – Visit them at AZUL West Loop and AZUL River North. More info: http://www.azulholisticspa.com

ÁmateAhora 90 Polar Challenge

What is the 90 Day Health Challenge:

It’s a Health Challenge, you call it (by choosing your goal you gain a team) and we track it (we measure your performance).

We track your monthly body composite analysis (must take off your socks), We track your monthly blood pressure, We offer nutritional coaching by attending our monthly meet ups where we invite leading experts on health topics along with Leticia Madrigal Performance Psychologist.

Thanks to NutriMedicos you also receive a 1 on 1 mini-consult with Dr. Estella Hernandez MD family physician, specialist in Metabolism and Weight Management at 1743 W. 18th St, Pilsen, NutriMedicos.

You get a 40 Minute ZUMBA workout thanks to Coach Oscar Reyesand thanks to Los Hermanos Rios Market, 1757 W. 18th St, Pilsen,2floor we have their fabulous space where we host our coaching, screenings, and workout (bring gym shoes)!

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Eloisa Vasquez-
Campiona del Reto de 90 Dias con ÁmateAhora
Team: #4MyHealth (Team Leader) –
Top Performance in Losing Weight
Equipo: #PorMiSalud (Lider De Equipo) –
Superior Rendimiento en Bajar Peso

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Campiono del Reto de 90 Dias con ÁmateAhora
Team: #4MyHeart –
Top Performance in Managing Blood Pressure
Equipo: #PorMiCorazón –
Superior Rendimiento en Maneja la Presión

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Claudia Martinez-
Campiona del EQUIPO Reto de 90 Dias con ÁmateAhora
Team: #4MyHeart –
Top Performance in Leading a Team with Significant Results
Equipo: #PorMiCorazón –
Superior Rendimiento en Ser Líder del equipo con Resultados Significativos

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Francisca Madrigal-
Campiona del Reto de 90 Dias con ÁmateAhora
Team: #4MyHeart –
Top Performance in Dropping Body Fat %
Equipo: #PorMiCorazón –
Superior Rendimiento en Bajar % de Grasa Corporal

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Campiono del Reto de 90 Dias con ÁmateAhora
Team: #4MyFamily –
Top Performance in Increasing Family’s Consumption of Veggies
Equipo: #PorMiFamilia –
Superior Rendimiento en Aumentar el Consumo de Vegetales al nivel Familiar

EL DIA INTERNACIONAL DE LA MUJER…DOMINGO 8 DE MARZO…ON-LINE…1pm-3pm…CON MUJERES LIDERES de todas las edades en www.PLANETAXLIVE.com

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Saludos cordiales a todos ustedes:

Celebramos el Dia International de La Mujer- Marzo 8
“La Mujer en la Noticia Hoy” http://www.PLANETAXLIVE.COM
Será un especial 1PM-3PM
Introducción, bienvenida y presentación a cargo Edna Rodriguez​
1.- “Los Logros de la Mujer Joven” Anabely Diaz-Cabada y música en vivo
2.- “Tu Valor En Los Tiempos Modernos” con Tania Mendoza y Silvia Vivero
3.- “La Mujer Emprendedora” Nenci Rodriguez
4.- “La Mujer y su Interrelación Personal” Isis Macedo
5.- “La Mujer y el Dinero” Imelda Rodriguez
6.- “Mujer, Alma y Espíritu” Edna Rodriguez y Liseth Cordero
7.- “La Importancia de la Salud en la Mujer” con Leticia Madrigal MA

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