Heart Scan

4 Medical Tests That Could Do More Harm than Good

…minimal and safe. The truth is that a CT scan, particularly that of the abdomen, exposes patients to levels of radiation comparable to Japanese atomic bomb survivors. Most tests involve two or three scans for a total of 30–45 mSv, and often, repeat scans are ordered every few months to follow patients’…

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Vitamin K2 Supports Healthy Circulation

…from them has confirmed my estimate of K2’s importance for promoting heart health. In a study on whether dietary K2 could help prevent arterial calcification, Drs. Vermeer and Schurgers examined the food intake and aorta scans of 4,800 elderly Dutch men and women. The aorta is the largest artery in…

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Should You Get Screened for an Aneurysm?

…aneurysm ruptures, you can get clammy sweaty skin, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, trouble with constipation and urination, lightheadedness, and a rapid heart rate upon standing. Thoracic aortic aneurysms are even more dangerous since there may be no symptoms until they rupture, as was the case for my dear…

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