Diseases of the heart or cardiovascular disease can be prevented by managing their risk factors like high levels of BP, cholesterol and blood glucose. The simplest way to know these risk factors are through regular health screenings/checkups. According to WHO, “An estimated 17.9 million people died from CVDs in 2016, representing 31% of all global deaths. Of these deaths, 85% were due to heart attack and stroke.”
Cardiovascular health screening at regular intervals helps in detecting the risk factors that have the tendency to grow into potential life threatening conditions.
Basic tests that can help in understanding your current cardiovascular health:
on caused by the immune system's response to Covid infection can give way to cardiovascular complications. It can indirectly damage the tissues of the heart by lowering the blood supply to the heart and increasing the risk of inflammation
Who needs preventive screening for the heart?
Sedentary lifestyles and erratic sleep and eating schedules have caused a shift in the age of the heart diseases. Heart health checkup should start as early as 20. A Lancet study has shown that the deaths due to coronary heart diseases and strokes are more common in the urban population.
Factors that increase your risk for cardiovascular diseases are:
Having a risk of cardiovascular diseases are indicated by increased blood pressure, glucose, and lipids levels. Obesity is a major risk factor for heart disease. Identifying these risks at an early stage can help in providing appropriate treatment and thereby prevent death and associated trauma.
Reasons to choose Indus for your heart health checkup
Reasons to choose Indus for your Health Checkup