A woman holds her head and extends and arm after standing up to maintain her balance.
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NHLBI in the Press
A condition marked by reduced blood flow to the heart after standing has been reported to be slightly more common among people who have had COVID vaccines, but the link is five times greater among people who have had COVID – underscoring the importance of vaccination.

Inspirational Quote Cards

Encourage others to make heart health a regular part of their self-care routine.

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Sample Social Media Posts

Share these sample posts to promote self-care messages in February for American Heart Month and throughout the year. 

A man rows on a rowing machine at a gym.
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NHLBI in the Press
The long-term effects of COVID-19 can affect exercise tolerance, but a gradual return to physical activity may help adults with lingering symptoms return to their routines.
A man receives CPR after collapsing on the street.
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NHLBI in the Press
After reviewing data from more than 100,000 people who had sudden cardiac arrest, researchers found that Black and Hispanic adults were less likely than white adults to receive CPR. To address these disparities, researchers recommend expanding access to and personalizing CPR training.