In many ways, you are likely proactive about your health every day in the things you do like choosing what you eat, getting physical activities squeezed into your week and going to the doctor when you know something is wrong. Taking preventive steps in your health care doesn’t have to stop there, where you are doing the right things and just hoping that everything is working as it should be. Waiting until there’s symptoms showing can lead to delay in treatment as many people wait until they not just show symptoms, but those symptoms have progressed farther. Chronic disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but taking proactive steps can detect any early signs of health issues and allows you to seek treatment as early as possible.
Lifeline Screening offers easy, painless and affordable preventive health screenings to give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing all you can about your health. With a range of different screenings Life Line Screening will work you to assess your individual risk factors to determine what test are most beneficial for them.
The ultrasound screening includes an ankle-brachial index screening, an abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, a bone mineral density screening, and s carotid artery disease screening.
The simple finger-stick blood screenings take a complete lipid panel screening that will measure your total cholesterol, HDL and LDL and triglycerides. Also included is a glucose screening for blood sugar levels and a high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) screening for C-reactive protein, an indicator for cardiovascular disease. In the event you have liver injuries or issues Life Line measures for elevated liver enzymes (ALT/AST).
Limited electrocardiograph (EKG) detects irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) which is a condition that increases the risk of stroke. This screening is fast, with no preparation or clothing removal as it is completely non-invasive.