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Día Nacional de Lucir Prendas Rojas. 5 de febrero. La enfermedad del corazón es una de las principales causas de la muerte en los EE. UU. Conozca su riesgo y proteja su corazón. #DíaLucirPrendasRojas
#OurHearts get physical activity together. February is American Heart Month.
When we take care of our hearts as part of our self-care, we set an example for others to do the same. Share how you're caring for your heart. #OurHearts are healthier together.
#OurHearts motivate each other. February is American Heart Month.
When we take care of our hearts as part of our self-care, we set an example for others to do the same. Share how you're caring for your heart.
#OurHearts are healthier together.
#OurHearts keep current with doctors and medications. Remember to keep current on your doctor's appointments and your medications as part of your self-care routine. #OurHearts are healthier together.
Use these sample posts in February and throughout the year.
February 5 is National #WearRedDay! DYK heart disease is a leading cause of death in the US? We’re joining @TheHeartTruth this #HeartMonth to spread the word that when we take time daily to be heart healthy, those small acts help protect #OurHearts. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
¡Febrero 5 es el #DíaLucirPrendasRojas! ¿Sabe que la enfermedad del corazón es una causa principal de muerte en los EEUU? Unidos a @TheHeartTruth en #MesDelCorazon promovemos cuidar su corazón diariamente, pequeños pasos protegen #NuestrosCorazones. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
Join us on National #WearRedDay to raise awareness about #HeartDisease, a leading cause of death in the US. Devoting a little time every day to care for yourself can go a long way toward protecting your heart health. #OurHearts #HeartMonth www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
When we take care of #OurHearts as part of our self-care, we set an example for those around us to do the same. This National #WearRedDay, sport your favorite red clothing and show your heart some love! www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
Cuando cuidamos #NuestrosCorazones como parte de nuestro autocuidado, damos ejemplo para que otras personas hagan lo mismo. ¡Este #DíaLucirPrendasRojas luzca sus prendas rojas favoritas y demuéstrele amor a su corazón! www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
We’re proudly joining @NIH_NHLBI and @TheHeartTruth for #WearRedDay to support heart-disease prevention and encourage you to make heart health a part of your self-care routine in 2021! #OurHearts www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
You can help protect your heart against #HeartDisease with self-care, like moving more, eating healthier, managing stress, not smoking/vaping, and getting quality sleep. This #WearRedDay, use #OurHearts to share how you’re showing your heart more love! www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
Take action to protect yourself against #HeartDisease. Join @TheHeartTruth this #HeartMonth to spread the word that when we take time daily to be heart healthy, those small acts help protect #OurHearts. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
Protéjase contra la #EnfermedadDelCorazon. Únase a @TheHeartTruth este #MesDelCorazon para correr la voz que si todos los días hacemos algo para mantener la salud del corazón, esos pequeños actos protegen #NuestrosCorazones. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
Devoting some time every day to care for yourself can go a long way toward protecting your heart health. Self-care, like moving more, preparing healthier meals, getting quality sleep, and taking a moment to de-stress, helps your heart. #OurHearts www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
For #HeartMonth, we’re joining @TheHeartTruth to spread the word that reducing the risk of #HeartDisease is easier when we put #OurHearts into our self-care. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/heartmonth
Para el #MesDelCorazon nos unimos a @TheHeartTruth para correr la voz de que reducir el riesgo de la #EnfermedadDelCorazon es más fácil cuando colocamos #NuestrosCorazones en nuestro autocuidado. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/heartmonth
Not getting enough physical activity puts you at risk for #HeartDisease and stroke. Don’t have a lot of time? Try doing 10 minutes of activity, three times a day! Use #OurHearts to share how you’re moving more to protect your heart. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
Studies show that regularly sleeping too little ups our risk of #HighBloodPressure. Scheduling your bedtime to get 7 to 8 hours of sleep is self-care. Share how you’re showing your heart more love this #HeartMonth using #OurHearts. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
Secondhand smoke increases your risk of having a heart attack. Helping someone to #QuitSmoking benefits your heart, too. Share tips using #OurHearts on how to offer support, and see what others are doing: www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts #HeartMonth
Show your heart some love by preparing tasty, nutritious meals. DASH is a flexible and balanced eating plan that helps you eat heart-healthy for life. This #HeartMonth, find delicious recipes here https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov/ and share your favorites using #OurHearts!
Focusing on your heart health has never been more important. People with poor cardiovascular health are also at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19. Make heart health a part of your self-care routine. #OurHearts www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
African Americans and Hispanics continue to have high rates of many risk factors for #HeartDisease. We’re helping @TheHeartTruth spread the word that all of #OurHearts are healthier when we make heart health part of our self-care routine. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
Las tasas de factores de riesgo de la #EnfermedadDelCorazon entre afroamericanos e hispanos siguen altas. Corramos la voz con @TheHeartTruth de que #NuestrosCorazones son más sanos cuando la salud del corazón es parte de nuestra rutina de autocuidado. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/heartmonth
Self-care for your heart health is extra important before/during pregnancy. Physical activity lowers your risk of gestational diabetes, extra pregnancy pounds, & postpartum depression. Talk to your provider about moving more safely. #OurHearts #HeartMonth www.nhlbi.nih.gov/heartmonth
If you’re pregnant or planning to be, talk to your provider about how to avoid and watch for preeclampsia, a type of high blood pressure that can put you and baby at risk. Taking a little time every day to care for your heart health will help. #OurHearts www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
This #SelfcareSunday, spend some quality time relaxing. Then look ahead at the week’s schedule to carve out 30 minutes a day for your heart health. Follow @TheHeartTruth throughout #HeartMonth to see the fillable, weekly self-care checklist! #OurHearts www.nhlbi.nih.gov/heartmonth
Being mindful of your health status is a key to making positive change. Regularly monitor your blood pressure or blood sugar, if needed. Know your healthy weight range. Check if you’re behind on any medical appts. #MindfulMonday #OurHearts www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
This #TastyTuesday, choose how you want to approach eating healthier. Start small by substituting fresh herbs or spices for salt. Or go big by trying the DASH eating plan, scientifically proven to lower blood pressure. #OurHearts https://go.usa.gov/xAnjd
It's #WellnessWednesday! Show your heart some love by devoting time every day to care for yourself. Move more, eat a fruit/veggie you’ve never tried, make a plan to quit smoking/vaping, or schedule bedtime to get 7-8 hours of sleep. #OurHearts #HeartMonth www.nhlbi.nih.gov/heartmonth
This #TreatYourselfThursday, give your heart to some extra care. Have a family dance party, meditate, go for a bike ride, watch a funny show (laughter is healthy!). Devoting some time every day to care for yourself is good for your ❤️. #OurHearts #HeartMonth www.nhlbi.nih.gov/heartmonth
It’s American #HeartMonth and this #FollowFriday we want to hear from you! Who inspires you to care for your heart health? Share using #OurHearts! www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
YOU can inspire others to take care of their hearts. On #SelfieSaturday, share how you're boosting your heart health. #OurHearts #HeartMonth www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ourhearts
Health and community professionals can use the materials in this toolkit to raise awareness about heart health and the importance of social support for meeting health goals.
Share these social media assets on Facebook and Twitter and tag @TheHeartTruth and #OurHearts.
These prewritten drop-in articles can be used in your newsletters, bulletins, blogs, or your website. You can even send them to your local media and ask them to do a story for American Heart Month.
Use these PowerPoint slides during online educational presentations or anywhere in your community with a screen such as waiting rooms, faith-based services, cafeterias, and more. You can also or print out and use as flyers.
Use this template to write in why you practice self-care for your heart. Then take a selfie on #SelfieSaturday and post it to social media using #OurHearts!