"We strongly encourage people to take proactive, personal responsibility for their health by undergoing preventive screenings that can provide potentially life-saving information," said Craig Lindley, the other Co-Founder of HealthYes! "Our screenings establish a critical baseline against which doctors can measure future readings, adjusting recommendations and treatment accordingly. What distinguishes HealthYes! is the easy-to-understand, detailed, clinically relevant information and ultrasound images we give our clients," he said. "And, perhaps most importantly, the results have been proven to help identify underlying disease in seemingly healthy people."
Skilled HealthYes! medical technicians use state-of-the-art, FDA-approved technology to generate actual images and specific numeric data. Screenings include:
-- Stroke Screening -- Multiple ultrasound images of the right and left carotid arteries can help identify conditions affecting blood flow, blood flow velocities, and plaque build-up. Eighty-seven percent of all strokes occur due to clots that block arteries in the brain. Carotid Artery Disease is a leading cause of these clots. Stroke is the leading cause of serious long-term disability and the third leading cause of death in the United States. Ultrasound scanning of the carotid arteries is the single best predictor of stroke and heart disease.
-- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening -- Multiple ultrasound
images and measurements at various points along the aorta, the largest
blood vessel carrying oxygen-rich blood to the rest of the body, indicate
any abnormal enlargement. An aortic aneurysm can
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