Does heart disease run in your family? Are you wondering what test to get if you have a history of heart disease? The C-Reactive Protein Test should be taken to determine if there is an acute phase proteins that increase during systemic inflammation. In other words, has inflammation led to heart disease or is there a potential for it to down the road.
A Lipid Panel Test should also be run to measure lipids-fats and fatty substances in your blood stream. These two tests together will go along way in helping to diagnose Heart Disease so that you may be able to do something about it before it is too late.
If you fall into any of the following categories you should get tested annually:
- heart attack or stroke
- family history of heart disease
- elevated cholesterol levels
- cigarette smoking
- uncontrolled diabetes
- uncontrolled high blood pressure
- lack of physical activity
- or obesity
If your levels do not come back as normal, you should consult with your doctor for further medical advice. It is very important to get tested. TestMeHealth helps you be prepared at an affordable price, with convenience, privacy, and fast results. Get Tested Annually!