First Baptist Church will host Life Line Screening on Saturday, Nov. 9. The site is located at 332 West Ward Street in Goliad.
There are four key points to know:
• Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of permanent disability
• 80 percent of stoke victims had no apparent warning signs prior to their stroke
• Preventative ultrasound screenings can help you avoid a stroke
• Screenings are fast, noninvasive, painless, affordable and convenient
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. women.
Packages start at $149. All five screenings take 60-90 minutes.