Heart CT Scan Brentwood NY

Every 60 seconds, someone in America suffers a fatal heart attack. And did you know that 2 out of every 3 people who have a heart attack for the first time show no symptoms. And here is one more statistic for you, one out of every three people who suffer from their first heart attack die.

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Every 60 seconds, someone in America suffers a fatal heart attack. And did you know that 2 out of every 3 people who have a heart attack for the first time show no symptoms. And here is one more statistic for you, one out of every three people who suffer from their first heart attack die.

The good news is that if you have risks factor for heart disease or even if you don't have any risk factors, you can have a heart CT scan performed to see if your heart is showing any symptoms of heart disease.

Heart disease is caused by a build-up of plaque in your arterial walls that blocks the heart muscles flow of blood. It literally takes years for plaque to build up. Plaques are a combination of cholesterol and fatty acids. It is the calcium deposits that are a by product of this buildup that causes heart attacks. With a heart CT scan, these deposits can be revealed years before any symptoms appear. This means that you can be treated early for heart disease if you have a scan performed.

Who Should Have A Heart Scan

• Men over age 35

• Women over age 45

• If you have a family history of premature heart disease

• Smokers

• Diabetics

• If you have high cholesterol

• If you have high blood pressure

• If you are overweight

Heart CT Scan Procedure

A heart scan takes just five minute and produces forty pictures of your heart between beats. These diagnostic images reveal early calcium plaque build-up that looks like white spots on the walls of the arteries. The greatest news of all is that heart disease is treatable and reversible.

If you would like to have a heart scan done there are numerous medical facilities in your area where a doctor can assist you with a this procedure, schedule your appointment today.

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