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Helpful tips,resources and CPR class reviews  to help you be prepared in a time of emergency.

Things You Can Do To Help Maximize Your Flu Shot

Things You Can Do To Help Maximize Your Flu Shot

Hey, it’s already the end of October! If you haven’t already done so, get your flu shot this week. The CDC recommends getting it by the end of October for maximum efficacy. “It takes about two weeks from the time you receive your flu vaccine for your body to develop...

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Pomegranates: Superfood for Your Heart

Pomegranates: Superfood for Your Heart

Ahhhh yeahhhh, bring on Fall! I am SO ready to turn the oven back on and start baking, roasting and cooking up some of the deep, rich produce this season brings! For the next little while, we’re going to bring you some great recipes, featuring fall harvest fruits or...

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Don’t Underestimate Magnesium

Don’t Underestimate Magnesium

Did you know that Magnesium helps keep your heart rhythm healthy?  When you hear Calcium, you think bones right? You may also know that Potassium helps muscles. According to an article from Everyday Health, Magnesium is essential for a ton of biochemical reactions in...

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Some Surprising A-fib Triggers

Some Surprising A-fib Triggers

Atrial Fibrillation (A-fib or AF) is the most common Arrhythmia amongst Americans and can lead to increased risk of stroke and sudden cardiac death. Symptoms can include any one or more of the following: Chest pain, heart palpitations (pounding, racing, noticeable...

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Friendship – A Simple Antidote for Heart Health

Friendship – A Simple Antidote for Heart Health

It comes as no surprise that we need social support for our well-being, the benefits are endless. Simply put, friendships help reduce anxiety and stress. According to Julianne Holt-Lunstad, professor of psychology and neuroscience at BYU, “Being around trusted others,...

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COVID-19 and administering CPR

COVID-19 and administering CPR

In these crazy times of COVID-19, CPR remains a vital life-saving technique when someone experiences cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest is an electrical malfunction that causes the heart to stop beating unexpectedly resulting in the victim becoming unresponsive with no...

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Hugging is Good Medicine and Good for your HEART

Hugging is Good Medicine and Good for your HEART

Hugging increases levels of the “love hormone” oxytocin, which is beneficial for stress levels, heart health, and more. A 20-second hug reduces the harmful physical effects of stress, including its impact on your blood pressure and heart I A 10-second hug a day may...

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Learn Choking Relief

Learn Choking Relief

Learn Choking Relief in the most Realistic and FUN way with CPR CHICKS! The Markham Law Firm in downtown San Diego were takin care of business this week! They called CPR CHICKS because of a recent choking scare someone on their team had. This incident happened at home...

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Women’s Cardiac Facts…Bless our Hearts!!!

Women’s Cardiac Facts…Bless our Hearts!!!

• Heart disease is the #1 killer of women. • Heart diseases cause almost twice as many deaths among women as ALL forms of cancer combined. • Heart disease causes 1 in 3 women’s deaths each year. • 9 in 10 women have one or more risk factors for developing heart...

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San Diego AED Conference

San Diego AED Conference

CPR CHICKS kicked off 2020 learning about the latest technology on the AED (Defibrillator) scene! One of the most exciting products was the Lifeline ARM made by Defibtech.   It provides automated and uninterrupted high-quality CPR at the depth and rate as recommended...

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Chula Vista CPR Class

Chula Vista CPR Class

The office of Dr. Kum Hong in Chula Vista kicking off the new year EMPOWERED with CPR/AED Recertification!  In addition to high quality compressions and other first aid we also discussed the importance of Team communication and having a plan in place.  This practice...

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Why everyone needs an AED Defibrillator

Why everyone needs an AED Defibrillator

Cardiac Arrest is A Leading Cause of Death in the U.S. –With Less Than a 10% Survival Rate.Sudden cardiac arrest does not give warning symptoms like a traditional heart attack. The heart goes into an unstable rhythm called ventricular fibrillation and the heart stops...

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FIT4MOM San Diego CPR Class

FIT4MOM San Diego CPR Class

FIT4MOM SAN DIEGO trainers are starting 2020 strong by brushing up on their CPR/AED skills and getting their recertification!   These mommy/trainers passed with flying colors and  know how to deliver high quality CPR/AED and CHOKING RELIEF!   CPRCHICKS loves to ...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

So it’s here…the year 2020! What are you going to do about it? How are you going to make this the BEST YEAR EVER? Think about a New Year’s resolution for your Heart…not just for you, but for your family and loved ones as well. The following are a few ways to ensure a...

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Holidays and Heart Attacks!!

Holidays and Heart Attacks!!

Sounds like the title of a bad country and western song? And don’t get us wrong…CPR Chicks LOVE their music including Country! But, sadly the two DO go hand in hand. According to a study published in Circulation in 2004, “The number of cardiac deaths is higher on...

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San Diego CPR Class for San Marcos Orthodontics

San Diego CPR Class for San Marcos Orthodontics

Another fantastic Dental group prepared to administer CPR, AED and Choking relief should it be needed! San Marcos Orthodontics, Dr. Nader Ehsani and entire staff, were engaged and eager to learn or brush up on these skills. Stats vary slightly but well over 70% of...

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Child Choking Relief to avoid Tragedy

Child Choking Relief to avoid Tragedy

Country Singer Ned LeDoux’s 2 year old daughter passed away on October 20, 2019 due to a “choking accident.” While specific details of this tragedy are still unknown, most choking incidences can be addressed and relieved if people know the proper techniques and rescue...

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High School Senior Saves Choking Toddler

High School Senior Saves Choking Toddler

Learn CPR BEFORE you need it!Take a moment to watch this heartwarming video. Then call “CPR Chicks” to sign up for a class to learn CPR/AED/Choking. YOU WILL WANT TO! The high school senior cheerleader was participating in a Home Coming parade when she noticed a...

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Owning a Dog is Good for Your Heart!

Owning a Dog is Good for Your Heart!

Check out the attached video with interesting facts about dog ownership as it relates to cardiac health. This topic is very dear to CPR Chicks and family. Deb and her husband, Tom have amazing and handsome “Buzz” in their life who is an Australian Shepard rescued as a...

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CPR Chicks Company Info - CPR Classes in San Diego County, Los Angeles and Orange County

Founded by 2 dynamic professional women committed to empowering students with life-saving skills while having fun doing it! We understand the demands of everyday life and strive to make our classes convenient and easy to learn. We will come to you in your office, organization, church or home with our training tools and know how. Our class curriculum conforms to current AHA guidelines. We guarantee you will leave our class confident with the skills necessary to effectively administer CPR, AED, and Choking Relief techniques for adult, child, and infant.

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