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Heart diseases and strokes total more than $320.1 billion in costs but did you know that 80% of these costs could be prevented with a healthier lifestyle? One more reason we need you to be the change. Join our online community of #ChangeAgents and start making your community healthier today. #NMHM15 
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Reduce stress and keep your heart healthy by taking 15 minutes to do something you love today. Name something you love to do! 
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Swimming, entertaining, cooking, walking my dog and spending time with my boys!
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Fiber is your friend. Chowing down on fiber-rich whole-grains can reduce blood cholesterol and lower risk of heart disease. What’s your favorite way to fill up on fiber?
The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about whole grains and fiber.
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It doesn't matter how you move (or dance), just move.
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Move your body!!!!  This made me smile.
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Smoking is unhealthy. You know it, we know it, kids know it. Yet many still haven’t kicked the habit. Check out our resources to living smoke free today! http://spr.ly/6262fwtn
In addition to lung cancer, smoking can put your body at risk for heart disease. Find out effects of smoking and tips on how you can quit.
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How can one person change the health of their entire community? The first step is joining our online forum for #ChangeAgents #NMHM15
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This colorful, festive and flavorful vegetarian dish is easy to make and full of heart healthy super foods. http://spr.ly/6265fkpD
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Looks delicious!
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You’ve got the food. Now learn how to cook it. Use these healthy prep tutorials from our Simple Cooking with Heart website. http://spr.ly/6260fwvu
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Two birds. One stone. By living a heart smart lifestyle you’re also taking care of your brain health. Learn about the heart, head connection here.
The American Heart Association explains that following a heart-healthy lifestyle can lower your chances of having a stroke, and it can also make a big difference in your mental abilities as you age.
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Diuretics, beta blockers, ACE inhibitors, central agonists—these are just a few of the different types of blood pressure medications that your doctor may prescribe. Sound confusing? It doesn’t have to be! Read more. How do you control your BP? 
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I am agree with you Daniel.
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Happy 10th birthday to YouTube! On this #TBT, we'll throw back to one of our most popular videos. #cprsaves #savealife #lifeiswhy
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We're celebrating Earth Day by giving away a free reusable tote (today only) with every purchase of $25 or more. Use code: STAYGREEN at checkout to claim yours! http://spr.ly/6269f5Bb
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Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Introduction
The American Heart Association | American Stroke Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary health organization. Its purpose is to help prevent America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers, heart disease and stroke. The AHA/ASA is an advocate of good health, promoting positive behaviors, nutritious eating habits and healthy lifestyles. It also funds cutting-edge research and professional education programs.

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Thank you for becoming a member of your American Heart Association | American Stroke Association's Google+ community. We encourage you to post comments, photos and videos on this page and in our community.

The American Heart Association | American Stroke Association Google+ community is intended to provide a forum for discussion, and the content provided by those other than the AHA/ASA does not represent the opinions or positions of the AHA/ASA. Likes, comments and shares by the AHA/ASA are not endorsements.

To keep with our family-friendly culture, we will review community posts and remove any that are offensive or inappropriate. We will leave your posts as they relate to subjects on this page.

The American Heart Association | American Stroke’s Google+ community is not intended to provide medical advice or treatment. Only your healthcare provider can provide that. The AHA/ASA recommends that you consult your healthcare provider regarding your personal health matters. If you think you are having a heart attack, stroke or another emergency, please call 911 immediately.

American Heart Association | American Stroke Association Terms of Use

All users must comply with the Website’s Terms of Use and the American Heart Association's Participation Guidelines. The AHA/ASA does not monitor every post by a community member on the AHA/ASA's Google+ page and community. However, content will be removed if it falls into the following categories:

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(800) AHA-USA1, (800) 242-8721