High blood pressure is one of the risk factors to coronary heart disease. It is very important to keep blood pressure regulated, otherwise the workload on the heart is increased, causing it to thicken and become stiff. Our technologists accurately check for high blood pressure so you know if you are at risk.
There are many things you can do in order to decrease your risk of heart disease. Tobacco smokers are two to four times more likely to develop heart disease. Staying physically active both helps your heart be healthy, and can descrease your weight and body fat as well. Having high blood pressure increases the heart’s workload and can put you at risk as well. These screenings will show you exactly what you should be aware of.