Many people may not know their risk of developing a heart disease especially they can’t often feel risk factors like high blood pressure or cholesterol. The good news is the common type of heart disease like heart attack as well as stroke can be prevented through regular heart health checks
A heart health check is a checkup performed to estimate your risk factors to have heart attack or stroke in the next five years. Don’t worry, you don’t need to run on a treadmill or have surgical procedure. It involves having your blood pressure checked, cholesterol, sugar level, and understanding your medical, family history, your life style, weight, food intake, whether you smoke or drink alcohol, and if you are maintaining a healthy weight.
We will estimate your risk by putting this information into a calculator, and we will let you know if you are at low, moderate, or high risk of having a heart attack or stoke in the in the next five years. A Liberty Market pharmacist will develop a short and long term plan to lower your risk of having heart diseases. Schedule an appointment today.