Stroke noun <ul><li>A blockage or hemorrhage of a blood vessel </li></ul><ul><li>Causes weakness, severe paralysis or DEAT...
Heart Attack noun <ul><li>A sudden  SEVERE  instance of abnormal heart function. </li></ul><ul><li>Causes chest pain, weak...
 
 
We are  all susceptible  to heart attack and stroke.
And they kill more…
women
and men…
than any other disease in the US
 
 
Jim Fixx  Died at age 52 Author and Boston Marathon runner <ul><li>Cause of death:  Heart attack  (while jogging) </li></u...
Cause of death:  Heart attack Autopsy report found: Blocked coronary artery Darryl Kile  Died at age 34 Professional baseb...
Cause of death:  Heart attack Died of an apparent heart attack while attending a McDonald’s convention in Florida. Jim Can...
Cause of death:  Heart attack James Coburn  Died at age 70 Actor
Cause of death:  Heart attack Autopsy report found: Cholesterol plaque ruptured in an artery, causing sudden coronary thro...
 
 
 
 
 
Many  FACTORS contribute  to  a higher risk  for heart disease or stroke…
Risk Factors for Heart Disease Include: <ul><li>Family history </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco use </li></ul><ul><li>Menopause <...
 
 
 
 
 
It’s been known for more than 40 years that the Carotid Arteries in the neck are a  CLEAR WINDOW into the cardiovascular s...
Because the Carotid Arteries are close to the surface of the skin,  Ultrasound can be used to get very clear images of the...
Ultrasound waves can see into the Carotid Arteries.
The scan uses Ultrasound equipment like this to take a picture of the arteries in your neck.
The ultrasound probe is placed  on your neck like this.
And the results look  like this…
Common Carotid Artery
Intima layer of artery
Media layer of artery
Luman or blood flow in artery
The Ultrasound images show the   arteries at stages of Atherosclerosis
 
 
Vascular Age compared to Actual age
Vascular Age  52 years old Chronological Age  48 years old Vascular Age Difference  5 years With a  5 year   difference yo...
PCI HeartScan also tells if you have  plaque or buildup in your arteries .
 
 
 
You CONTROL the CHOICES that DIRECTLY  affect your risk for heart attack and stroke <ul><li>What you eat. </li></ul><ul><l...
After the results from a  PCI HeartScan are known…
<ul><li>Diet </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep </li></ul><ul><li>HDL Cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Blood ...
 
You may need medication to REDUCE your risk of heart attack and stroke.
 
Helps the physician know when medications  ARE  needed and  how much .
 
Heart Disease and Stroke can be  FATAL .
 
 
 
 
 
 
You may not know if you have heart disease… But We Do!
If it isn’t reimbursed by your health insurance, it’s available for a small cost…  Ask your doctor ! Ask your Doctor about…
 
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    1. 2. Stroke noun <ul><li>A blockage or hemorrhage of a blood vessel </li></ul><ul><li>Causes weakness, severe paralysis or DEATH </li></ul>
    2. 3. Heart Attack noun <ul><li>A sudden SEVERE instance of abnormal heart function. </li></ul><ul><li>Causes chest pain, weakness or DEATH. </li></ul>
    3. 6. We are all susceptible to heart attack and stroke.
    4. 7. And they kill more…
    5. 8. women
    6. 9. and men…
    7. 10. than any other disease in the US
    8. 13. Jim Fixx Died at age 52 Author and Boston Marathon runner <ul><li>Cause of death: Heart attack (while jogging) </li></ul><ul><li>Autopsy report found: </li></ul><ul><li>One coronary artery was 99% clogged </li></ul><ul><li>Another was 80% obstructed </li></ul><ul><li>A third was 70% blocked </li></ul><ul><li>Fixx had experienced three other attacks in the weeks prior to his death </li></ul>
    9. 14. Cause of death: Heart attack Autopsy report found: Blocked coronary artery Darryl Kile Died at age 34 Professional baseball pitcher
    10. 15. Cause of death: Heart attack Died of an apparent heart attack while attending a McDonald’s convention in Florida. Jim Cantalupo Died at age 60 CEO McDonald’s Corporation
    11. 16. Cause of death: Heart attack James Coburn Died at age 70 Actor
    12. 17. Cause of death: Heart attack Autopsy report found: Cholesterol plaque ruptured in an artery, causing sudden coronary thrombosis Tim Russert Died at age 58 NBC Washington Bureau Chief
    13. 23. Many FACTORS contribute to a higher risk for heart disease or stroke…
    14. 24. Risk Factors for Heart Disease Include: <ul><li>Family history </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco use </li></ul><ul><li>Menopause </li></ul><ul><li>Overweight </li></ul><ul><li>High blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Inactivity </li></ul><ul><li>Depression </li></ul><ul><li>Chronic Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Rheumatoid arthritis </li></ul><ul><li>Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) </li></ul><ul><li>High LDL Cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Low HDL Cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>C-Reactive Protein </li></ul><ul><li>among many others </li></ul>
    15. 30. It’s been known for more than 40 years that the Carotid Arteries in the neck are a CLEAR WINDOW into the cardiovascular system .
    16. 31. Because the Carotid Arteries are close to the surface of the skin, Ultrasound can be used to get very clear images of the arteries .
    17. 32. Ultrasound waves can see into the Carotid Arteries.
    18. 33. The scan uses Ultrasound equipment like this to take a picture of the arteries in your neck.
    19. 34. The ultrasound probe is placed on your neck like this.
    20. 35. And the results look like this…
    21. 36. Common Carotid Artery
    22. 37. Intima layer of artery
    23. 38. Media layer of artery
    24. 39. Luman or blood flow in artery
    25. 40. The Ultrasound images show the arteries at stages of Atherosclerosis
    26. 43. Vascular Age compared to Actual age
    27. 44. Vascular Age 52 years old Chronological Age 48 years old Vascular Age Difference 5 years With a 5 year difference you are about TWICE as likely to have a heart attack or stroke than people of your age in the next 10 years .
    28. 45. PCI HeartScan also tells if you have plaque or buildup in your arteries .
    29. 49. You CONTROL the CHOICES that DIRECTLY affect your risk for heart attack and stroke <ul><li>What you eat. </li></ul><ul><li>How much you eat. </li></ul><ul><li>How much you exercise. </li></ul><ul><li>How you manage stress. </li></ul><ul><li>The choice whether or not to smoke. </li></ul><ul><li>Medications you take. </li></ul>
    30. 50. After the results from a PCI HeartScan are known…
    31. 51. <ul><li>Diet </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep </li></ul><ul><li>HDL Cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>LDL Cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking </li></ul>
    32. 53. You may need medication to REDUCE your risk of heart attack and stroke.
    33. 55. Helps the physician know when medications ARE needed and how much .
    34. 57. Heart Disease and Stroke can be FATAL .
    35. 64. You may not know if you have heart disease… But We Do!
    36. 65. If it isn’t reimbursed by your health insurance, it’s available for a small cost… Ask your doctor ! Ask your Doctor about…
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