Stroke, osteoporosis screening coming to Goliad
Nov 06, 2012 | 653 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Residents living in and around Goliad can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture.

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.
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