|Tanner Hosting Free Education Session on Managing Congestive Heart Failure|
|Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic, progressive condition that occurs when your heart muscle doesn’t pump blood as well as it should. A diagnosis of CHF by a cardiovascular disease specialist can stop you in your tracks, but it’s far from the end of your journey.|
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|Advancing Health With Advanced Heart Screenings|
|Tanner Health System offers a simple screening that’s fast, noninvasive and low-cost to assess the health of your coronary arteries. It’s called a coronary CT for calcium scoring, and it uses X-ray images to measure calcified plaque — the hardened, fatty substance inside your blood vessels — that narrows your coronary arteries and leads to a heart attack. The amount of plaque is your “calcium score.” If it’s high, you and your doctor can take steps to prevent heart issues.|
The screening is available for just $99. Call 770-812-9721 to schedule your cardiac CT for calcium scoring.
Take the quiz now and find out if you need a cardiac CT for calcium scoring.
|Get Moving to Give Your Brain a Boost|
You probably know that regular exercise reduces your risk for chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease while helping to keep your weight in check. But research shows that the psychological perks exercise provides can be just as powerful.