Mercy Clinic Cardiac Disease Prevention provides a general assessment of cardiovascular risk factors for patients with no symptoms and no prior history of cardiovascular disease. Our providers aim to educate patients who want to be proactive about their cardiovascular health and are looking for ways to reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke or vascular disease.
Heart disease prevention is available for patients with a wide range of goals and risk profiles, including those who:
Our team's integrated approach to patient care includes an evaluation of your heart disease risk factors. From here, a customized plan will be developed to decrease your risk of heart and vascular disease and minimize the progression of other conditions.
You and your health care provider will use cardiac risk calculators to gauge how likely you are to develop heart disease. These risk assessments use your personal health information to calculate a 10-year and lifelong risk of heart disease. Your individual risk score can help you decide which medications to take or what lifestyle changes to make in order to prevent heart disease.
Living a healthier lifestyle can help prevent heart disease. This includes:
At Mercy, we offer comprehensive services to diagnose and treat a full range of conditions, including:
At Mercy, we offer comprehensive testing services to diagnose conditions and injuries, including: