Stroke and osteoporosis screening come to Churubusco December 22

Four key points every person needs to know:

1. Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of permanent disability

2. Eighty percent of stroke victims had no apparent warning signs prior to their stroke

3. Preventive ultrasound screenings can help you avoid a stroke

4. Screenings are fast, noninvasive, painless, affordable and convenient

For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-697-9721 or visit our website at www.lifelinescreening.com. Pre-registration is required.

Screenings identify potential cardiovascular conditions such as blocked arteries and irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms, and hardening of the arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease. A bone density screening to assess osteoporosis risk is also offered and is appropriate for both men and women.  Many sites offer finger-stick blood tests to check for cholesterol and glucose.

Packages start at $139.  All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete.  Life Line Screening was established in 1993, and has since become the nation’s leading provider of preventive screenings.

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