Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer in America. Unlike most diseases, cardiovascular disease is controllable and preventable. The key is proper education and awareness of what to do to reduce our risks.
Take a few moments and fill out the HeartAware online risk assessment. Answer a few simple questions about your daily living habits and family history and we'll help you to identify your risk for heart disease. Click here to take the HeartAware risk assessment
If you are found to be at risk of heart disease, you will be encouraged to sign up for a Heart Attack Risk Program screening. This appointment will include a cholesterol and blood sugar screening, as well as a blood pressure check and other heart-health checks. For more information, please call our Heart Attack Risk Program (HARP) at (540) 536-4725 or (800) 326-4052.
At Valley Health we are working each and every day to identify people with risk factors for heart disease and teach them how to live a healthier lifestyle before a true emergency occurs. Believe it or not, you have the power to significantly reduce your risk of developing heart problems.