If you’ve been to the doctor lately, you’ve certainly had your blood pressure monitored. Your doctor will state two numbers to inform you if your blood pressure is in a normal range or if it appears low/high.
As we head into the holiday season, life can get rather hectic and stressful. Due to this stress, it is the highest time of year for people to suffer from heart attacks and strokes. While the majority of people are aware of the symptoms of a heart attack (chest discomfort, shortness of breath…), many do not know the signs of a stroke or why it occurs.
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The $50 Heart Scan is also known as a Calcium Score Test because this test primarily identifies built up arterial calcium, also called blockage of the arteries. This calcium build up and blockage is what creates this SILENT KILLER.
Heart disease affects thousands of Oklahoma residents. In fact, this disease is the number one cause of death in the state, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heart disease is sometimes referred to as a “silent killer” because it’s often not detected until too late. Fortunately, preventing some types of heart disease is possible.