Every 30 seconds, cardiovascular disease claims another life. It is the #1 cause of death in the US and is expected to continue to grow at epidemic proportions. Unlike most diseases, 80% of cardiovascular disease is controllable and preventable. The key is proper education and awareness of what to do to reduce your risks. Take your first step by taking a few minutes to learn your personal risk factors by completing a heart risk assessment.
Already know you may be at risk? A heart scan will help you understand the performance level of your heart.
A Heart Scan can identify your risk of a heart attack before you experience symptoms of heart disease.
The Heart Team at Bon Secours is offering the latest in cardiovascular diagnostic testing—a Heart Scan—for $129.
Based on your score, your doctor will tailor your treatment to lower your risk of a heart attack.
A Heart Scan is recommended for those at risk of developing heart disease, but who do not have any symptoms. You may consider calcium scoring if you are a man over 40 or woman over 50 with one or more of the following risk factors:
- Family history of heart disease and/or stroke
- History of high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol
- Diabetic over 35 years old
- History of smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke
- Inactive lifestyle
- High stress levels