This 3-part series will delve deeper into your true health - starting with your heart health.
Your current blood tests may not be enough to give an accurate picture of your true health- especially when it comes to cardiovascular health and your risks for a cardiac event or chronic disease.
Cardiovascular disease is STILL the leading cause of death in men and women.
Unfortunately many adults undergo their yearly health exam with labs revealing a “normal” lipid panel. They leave the office with a false sense of their true risk of having a cardiac event as conventional medical labs fall short of accurately assessing your health.
The basic lipid panel looks at your total cholesterol, triglycerides (fats), and the good and bad cholesterol (HDL and LDL, respectively). And while this test may be adequate for most of today’s teenagers and young adults, if you are older than 35 or have other risk factors, a more extensive panel is warranted.
Let's look at additional cardiovascular risk factors to get a more complete picture of heart health.
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