In November 2018, the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and leading heart health organizations have released new guidelines including the use of coronary calcium scans in the prevention and treatment of heart disease!
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men ... but for many ... there are no warning signs!
Coronary Calcium Scoring is a simple, painless and non-invasive screening that can estimate your risk for cardiovascular events.
This advance screening is typically recommended for men at age 45+ or women at age 55+.
If you are 40+ with any of the following risk factors for heart disease, contact us about finding this screening in your area!
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For most women, the first sign they have heart disease is that they have a heart attack or, worse, they die! 80% of women who have a heart attack before the age of 65, do not survive the first one!
Heart disease is the #1 killer of women, and is more deadly than ALL forms of cancer combined!
90% of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease.
The symptoms of heart disease can be different in women and men, are often misunderstood.
Hispanic women are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than Caucasian women.
Of African American women ages 20 and older, 46.9 percent have cardiovascular disease.
A women dies about every 80 seconds of every day of this largely PREVENTABLE disease!
Yet, only 1 in 5 women believe that heart disease is her greatest health threat!
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WHAT ARE YOUR RISK FACTORS?
High blood pressure
High blood cholesterol
Being physically inactive
Having a family history of early heart disease
Age (55 or older for women)
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