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Columbus Regional Health offers low-cost heart scans

Columbus Regional Health is pleased to offer coronary calcium scans (CT scans) of the heart for $10 (normally $49) through the end of June. A CT scan is a noninvasive test that uses X-rays to detect and measure the amount of calcium in the walls of your coronary arteries.

To be eligible for a heart scan, patients must be between 40 and 79 years of age with one of the following risk factors:
• Family history of heart disease, stroke, and/or vascular disease
• Smoking
• Diabetes
• Obesity
• High blood pressure
Screenings are conducted at Columbus Diagnostic Imaging. A fee of $10 will be collected at the time of the test and will not be submitted to insurance. The $10 CT Scan offer is available for those who call by June 30, 2017. For more information or to schedule a CT Scan, call 812-669-3598 or click here..

About Heart Disease
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of disability. Know your personal risk factors, such as:
• Family history
• Chest pain or pressure
• Obesity
• Diabetes, metabolic disease 
And learn to identify symptoms, such as:
• Chest discomfort, pressure, squeezing, aching or burning
• Excessive fatigue or anxiety
• Pain spreading to the shoulders, neck, back, jaw and arms

To learn more visit www.crh.org/heart

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