Screening for Heart Disease
Do you know your risk for developing heart disease?
In keeping with CardioCare's mission of educating patients on preventive heart health, we offer Cardiac Screening. We encourage anyone over the age of 40, or who has a family history of heart disease, to come to our center for cardiac screening and evaluation.
During your screening appointment, we will evaluate your risk for heart disease by reviewing current lifestyle activities, exercise and eating habits, as well as smoking and alcohol use. Medical risk factors such as a history of diabetes, hypertension, obesity and other disorders, will also be assessed. We will also discuss how having a family history of heart disease can affect your individual cardiac risk. Together, this information will help us determine which cardiac screening tests, such as cholesterol and lipid testing, EKG and stress testing, may be needed.
When all the information has been obtained and reviewed, your CardioCare doctor can provide an accurate assessment of your risk for heart disease. Should you be at increased risk, we will work with you to develop a plan to reduce and improve your risk. We can prescribe a specific heart-healthy diet, recommend physical activities and suggest other lifestyle changes to improve your heart health.
We encourage anyone concerned about their risk for developing heart disease to come to our center and discuss a cardiac screening plan that works best for you.
Call our office to make an appointment for a cardiac screening: 301-656-5050