American Heart Assoc

American Heart Assoc


The official American Heart Association page. We want to help you live healthier! Check out our tips on eating healthy & becoming physically active.

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Experts offer advice to parents who are raising children in a world of lockdowns and social distancing.

Sharon Bond was used to walking miles at a time, so learning she had genetic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, or HCM, caught her off guard. Learn more about how Sharon is managing her condition and educating others: @SBond1 

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We’re now LIVE with our Thursday morning workout. There’s nothing better than making some fun & healthy moves! Remember, if you need a break, just step back for a few. We’ll be here when you’re ready to rejoin. #MoveMore 

Environmental and socioeconomic challenges – such as marginalization, less health care access and exposure to toxic metals in water – affect the heart health of American Indians and Alaska Natives, says a report from @American_Heart .

The EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ has trained 38 social entrepreneurs and provided $550K in grants to top candidates improving health in their communities. We're ready for the next wave of innovative solutions. Apply by 6/30 at . #EmpowerChange 

Evidence is mounting that the microbes in our intestines interact with our minds – and hearts – in significant ways.

People living with #t2d  have double the risk of heart disease and stroke. To learn how to manage type 2 diabetes-related stress visit #Type2Take2 

New research points to the importance of testing for a genetic condition that causes high LDL cholesterol.

How do you get your kids to eat healthy foods? According to these experts, bribery may not be the answer.

What does the life – and death – of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery mean for the health of Blacks in America? Read our latest statement here:

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1 in 4 high schoolers currently use e-cigarettes, and 81% of them started with a flavored product like fruit, mint or menthol. Help us reach 340 more people telling the administration: Protect America’s youth, not big tobacco, and stop the sale of flavored e-cigarettes!

One in five heart attack patients have a second one within five years. Know the signs of a heart attack and take these proactive steps to reduce your risk:

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Help spread the word: The signs of a heart attack can be different for a woman.

Are stroke symptoms different for women and men? Sometimes – find out which ones can slip under the radar. #StrokeMonth 

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We need acts of kindness more than ever! If you’re helping others, share how with #ShowUsYourGood . Big or small, our acts of kindness add up to change our new world for the better. Post yours and inspire others to do the same. Together we can make difference.

Doctor Favaloro developed a procedure known as CABG, which is performed on nearly 500,000 people each year, reducing the risk of heart attack and relieving chest pain. @GoogleDoodles 

If you have heart disease or other chronic conditions, the best way to prevent #COVID19  is to #StayHome . Tell us in the replies how many days you’ve been sheltering in place. It’s day 17 for us!

Research shows Americans have more fatal heart attacks during the holiday season than any other time of the year. Know the signs and don't hesitate to call 9-1-1.

Two studies find e-cigarettes may be just as dangerous, or worse, for heart health than traditional cigarettes. #AHA19 

Is your blood pressure under control? If it’s higher than 130/80, your doctor may want to take a closer look. #AHA17 

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