Cardiovascular Screening

Cardiovascular Health Screening in London

Check your heart health & risks

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the world. The most typical CVD is CHD (coronary heart disease) that results in heart attacks and stroke. MD.co.uk London can put you in touch with leading private clinics in London where you can seek proper screening, tests and treatments to manage heart disease risks.

We serve as a bridge to those in need teaming up with the best private healthcare clinics in London, allowing you to seek peace of mind by diagnosing early signs of heart disease. After an extensive assessment by the doctor, they will suggest treatment options that will best suit you.

Conditions that are treated at our private healthcare clinics in London include:

What are the symptoms you may present with?

  • Chest pain or discomfort
  • Chest pain with or without a feeling of heaviness, pressure, burning and tightness. It indicates a possible heart attack caused by narrowed or blocked arteries.
  • Digestive symptoms like nausea, stomach ache, heartburn and indigestion
  • Shifting pain to arm, side of the body, throat and jaw
  • Light headedness and dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Swollen legs, ankles and feet
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Blood circulatory problems

You need to schedule an appointment with a GP in London as early as possible when experiencing any of these symptoms. Chest pain, especially one that radiates to other parts of the body must be regarded as a medical emergency.

What is involved in a in Cardiovascular Health Screening?

The screening includes test for:

  • Height and weight
  • Haemoglobin (anaemia)
  • Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Blood sugar levels (diabetes)
  • Kidneys and liver function

It will be followed by a GP consultation to discuss your medical history, genetic or family pre-dispositions to CVD and other health concerns.

Accordingly, you may need to undergo subsequent examinations including:

  • Exercise stress ECG
  • Blood pressure assessment
  • Further blood tests
  • Echocardiogram
  • CT coronary angiogram
  • Chest X-rays
  • EBCT Coronary Calcium Score
  • Ultrasonic abdominal aortic aneurysm scans
  • Carotid artery Doppler ultrasound

What to expect during the appointment?

When you visit the GP, you will be asked about your medical history, health concerns, family history and symptoms. A doctor will inquire about your diet and lifestyle too and suggest necessary tests to undergo. After receiving the results of the tests, the doctor will interpret and may suggest interventions including referral to a cardiologist.

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