Larry King Cardiac Foundation Features HeartMath®’s emWave® Stress Management Technology at Annual Gala

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The Larry King Cardiac Foundation Gala saw an eventful evening Saturday with an intimate group of celebrities and supporters attending, some of whom left with HeartMath's emWave stress-management technology in hand.

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“I am learning every day how to better control my stress. The knowledge I’m gaining from the emWave is helping me to live a healthier and more enjoyable life."

Television talk show icon Larry King gave HeartMath’s emWave® stress-reduction technology to 50 people at his annual Cardiac Foundation gala in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, which was attended by a crowd of close supporters and entertainment celebrities.

The high-price ticket dinner evening lent itself to support the Larry King Cardiac Foundation (LKCF) and give the intimate group of attendees a closer look at the LKCF’s efforts to help save lives and meet with leaders in entertainment and health. As part of the evening, King gave one emWave technology for every dinner table as a bonus for attendees.

HeartMath, the creator of the emWave, is a recognized leader in scientifically-validated stress solutions and their emWave technology provides its users with real-time feedback giving the user an added advantage of managing their emotions for better health. Raffle winners at the gala received either a handheld emWave Personal Stress Reliever or emWave Desktop Stress Relief System, which is the computer version of the technology.

Larry King Jr., president of his father’s foundation, said he has great respect for HeartMath and its technology as a tool for stress management and decided it would be a great gift to give attendees of the gala. King Jr. said he is an advocate of living a heart-healthy lifestyle, and uses the emWave to keep his stress in check. “I am learning every day how to better control my stress,” King Jr. said. “The knowledge I’m gaining from the emWave is helping me to live a healthier and more enjoyable life."

King Sr. started his foundation in 1988 after undergoing quintuple bypass heart surgery and realizing there were people not as lucky himself who had limited financial means and insurance to cover life-saving surgeries like his. King’s foundation teams with hospitals throughout the nation to help patients get proper medical attention.

Stress has been known to contribute the development of heart disease and bring about acute heart problems to people who already have it. King Sr. is one of more than 60 million people across the U.S. suffering from Heart disease. More than 10,000 health professionals have incorporated the technology into their practice to help patients reduce stress and anxiety

Recent surveys by the American Psychological Association’s (APA) reveal that stress is an increasing concern for American’s. More than one third, (36 percent) of U.S. workers report experiencing work stress regularly, according to APA survey findings released in March. Another recent survey revealed many American families recognize they have high stress levels, but lack the time and willpower to do something.

April is being observed as National Stress Awareness Month and in light of the observation HeartMath is offering a free de-stress kit (http://heartmath.com/destresskit/) and their emWave Desktop Stress Relief System will be on sale this month at http://www.emwave.com.

You can learn more about HeartMath and their stress solutions from its website and by joining them on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. HeartMath’s tools and technologies are being used for stress intervention and performance-enhancing solutions for individuals, corporations and healthcare settings across the world.

About HeartMath®:
The HeartMath System (http://www.heartmath.com) was created by Doc Childre. HeartMath LLC is a cutting-edge performance company providing a range of unique services, products and technologies to improve health and well-being, while dramatically reducing stress. HeartMath clinical studies have demonstrated the critical link between emotions, heart function and cognitive performance. HeartMath studies have been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals such as American Journal of Cardiology, Stress Medicine, Preventive Cardiology and Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Their organizational clients include Stanford Business School, Stanford Hospital, Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine and Kaiser Permanente, as well as dozens of school systems and thousands of health professionals around the world. HeartMath’s emWave technology products have won numerous awards including the Last Gadget Standing People’s Choice Award at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show, the Award for Distinction and Innovation from the American Institute of Stress, and Today’s Caregiver magazine’s Caregiver Friendly Award®.

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