Love Your Heart @ Home

 

We've gathered a few great tips, resources and activities from community partners to help you Love Your Heart @ Home. The resources are organized into four categories to help you find the right tools to match your needs.

   

   

   

   

 

KNOW YOUR NUMBERS AND WHAT THEY MEAN

 

In addition to the below, American Heart Association is a great resource for heart health information, visit: heart.org/HBP.

   

MATERIALS

  

VIDEOS

American Heart Association: How to Monitor Your Blood Pressure at Home

  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: High Blood Pressure Basics

INFOGRAPHICS

Click the image to learn what your blood pressure numbers mean. 

  

How to get your blood pressure checked accurately, at home or with a doctor.

   

 

GET ACTIVE AND REDUCE STRESS

 

   

GET ACTIVE

REDUCE STRESS

   

VIDEOS

   

American Heart Association: Move More Together at Home Playlist

   

INFOGRAPHICS

Do the ACE Fitness Winter Workout Circuit, click the image for more.

    

Click the image for English and Spanish versions of Fight Stress with Healthy Habits.

   

 

EAT HEALTHY AND REDUCE SODIUM

  

   

MATERIALS

   

VIDEOS

INFOGRAPHICS

Did you know? These six popular foods can add high levels of sodium to your diet.

   

7 Salty Sodium Myths Busted

   

   

   

 

QUIT SMOKING AND REDUCE ALCOHOL

  

   

MATERIALS

SMOKING

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Smoking and Heart Disease and Stroke

California Department of Public Health - Health Benefits of Quitting Smoking and Alexa Skills "Stop Smoking Coach" and "Stop Vaping Coach"

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Quit Smoking and How smoking harms nearly every organ in the body, including your heart.

Tobacco Free CA - Tobacco is the #1 Preventable Cause of Death

American Heart Association - Smoking, High Blood Pressure and Your Health

 

ALCOHOL

NPR Life Kit - Americans Are Drinking More During The Pandemic. Here's How To Cut Back

American College of Cardiology - Moderate alcohol consumption linked with high blood pressure

INFOGRAPHICS

Life's Simple 7: How to Quit Tobacco