Pre-test Likelihood -
Includes factors such as your gender, age, cholesterol, blood
pressure, body composition and smoking history to determine your
Risk Factor Analysis score.
Heart Variance Index Score
- Determined by measuring the cellular health of your heart
using a passive, non-invasive technology called Variance
Probability of CAD -
Combines the risk factor analysis and the HV Index together to
decide your probability of having coronary artery disease.
Exercise is a critical
component for improving heart health1.
A customized exercise program will be developed for you based on
parameters such as your overall goals, current level of fitness
and time constraints.
A specific diet such as the
DASH Diet Action Plan that is recommended by the American Heart
Association has been proven to improve heart health2.
Your heart healthy diet should meet your nutritional needs as
well as your personal tastes.
Studies show that stress can
have a major impact on your heart health3,4.
A stress management program should allow you
to find relaxation without interfering with your daily schedule.
The HeartFit System is integrated into
programs offered by
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