Plan Ahead for February American Heart Month

The leading cause of death in America is heart disease, and it claims the life of approximate 615,000 Americans each year. In response to February’s designation as American Heart Month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services developed a list of sample tweets which are listed below, and can be found at HealthFinder.com. HealthFinder.com is a health observance resource website which provides health and wellness information for the American population. Share these tweets with your co-workers and friends to help them begin the journey to a healthier heart.  

It’s #AmericanHeartMonth! Find out what you can do today to lower your risk for heart disease: http://1.usa.gov/13d8oBq Tweet This!

#DYK? Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/ijFWzj Tweet This!

Worried about your blood pressure? Here are some questions you can ask your doctor during your next visit: http://1.usa.gov/1wGp3ta Tweet This!

Planning a grocery store trip this weekend? Pump up your heart health by choosing foods that are low in sodium (salt): http://1.usa.gov/y0uXTq Tweet This!

It’s important to get your blood pressure checked regularly starting at age 18. Learn why: http://1.usa.gov/mRFcKh #AmericanHeartMonth Tweet This!

It can be hard to talk to a loved one about making heart-healthy changes. Use these tips to start the convo: http://bit.ly/2gsP8qJ  Tweet This!

You have the power to prevent heart disease & stroke. The first step? Talk to your doctor. https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/index.htm Tweet This!

Did you know? Your heart age can be older than your actual age. Take the heart age quiz to learn yours. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvOU4Do4xZ8 Tweet This!

Take small steps toward preventing heart disease & stroke, like eating better & exercising. Little things do add up! https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/healthy_living.htm Tweet This!

High blood pressure is a common cause of heart disease and stroke, so it’s important to check your blood pressure. https://www.cdc.gov/bloodpressure/measure.htm Tweet This!