AHA, Woman’s Day team up for heart health Twitter chat

The American Heart Association (AHA) and Woman’s Day held a Twitter Q&A to answer heart health questions in honor of American Heart Month’s Wear Red Day today (Feb. 5). By following along with #HeartChat, medical organizations and professionals from across the nation chimed in to offer advice on heart health. Check out some of the best pieces of advice from the Twitter chat below.

Want to see more of the chat? You can search #HeartChat on Twitter for the full thread.

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Question 1: What is the picture of heart disease in America today? Is it more prevalent in some groups than others?

Question 2: What are the risk factors for heart disease?

Question 3: What is the prevalence of heart disease risk factors in America?

Question 4: Now that we’ve discussed the risk factors for heart disease, how can you assess your personal risk?

Question 5: What is the #WellWomanVisit and how does it relate to heart disease?

Question 6: “What are good questions to ask your doctor to better understand your heart health?

Question 7: What steps can you take in your day-to-day life to lower your heart disease risk?

Question 8: How do you stay motivated to live heart healthy?