February is American Heart Month

February is Heart Health MonthAccording to the American Heart Association, heart disease accounts for 1 in 3 of all the deaths in the US.

Although this is a scary statistic, heart disease may be prevented, monitored, and treated. Strategies such as decreasing salt intake, watching your weight, and controlling high blood pressure and high cholesterol can make a big difference.

If you have risk factors for coronary artery disease, your doctor may order a carotid ultrasound to asses your neck arteries, or CT coronary calcium scoring, a non-invasive simple test to assess your risk of heart disease.

MRI of Woodbridge is your partner in medical imaging. Please call us at (732) 574-1414  for an appointment, or book online using our secure contact form today.

Leo Fontana, MD, MACR is a Board Certified Radiologist with MRI of Woodbridge.