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Find Heart Disease Early-Let Medicare Pay The Bill

Medicare will cover a cardiovascular screening every 5 years according to Medicare.gov.
Since heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, it is important to take care of your heart to stay healthy. Information on the Medicare website suggests starting by talking to your doctor about whether you are at risk for heart disease and then scheduling the appropriate tests which help detect heart disease early and check cholesterol, blood fat, and triglyceride levels.
If your doctor thinks you are at risk for a heart attack or stroke, Medicare information suggests the following steps to be taken to prevent the conditions.
1. Take doctor prescribed medication
2. Change your diet
3. Increase your activity level
4. Exercise more often
For more information on heart disease risks and prevention, visit the Centers for Disease Control or the American Heart Association