SCHEDULE A HEART SCREENING

1 in 300 youth has an undetected heart condition that puts them at risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest. A heart screening is easy, non-invasive, painless, and can detect most all heart conditions that put someone at risk. Don't take any chances with your children or loved ones, schedule a screening today with our partners in southern California

Orange County, CA - Heartfelt Screenings

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Heartfelt provides cardiac screenings in order to save lives from preventable tragedies due to Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD). To date, Heartfelt has provided cardiac screenings to over 55,000 people resulting in over 1,000 lives saved.

 

Cost: $85 donation

Ages: 5 and up

Details: Electrocardiogram (EKG) and Echocardiogram (ECHO) performed, the most comprehensive heart screening available

San Diego County, CA - Eric Paredes Save a Life Foundation 

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With over 35,000 youth screened for heart conditions and counting, you can register for free to ensure your kids are protected. All kids ages 12-25 are welcome to register, screenings are located in San Diego county. 

Cost: Free

Ages: 12-25 only

Details: Electrocardiogram (EKG), may recommend further evaluation with your doctor if abnormality found

Visit Your Local Cardiologist or Pediatrician

Talk to your local cardiologist or pediatrician about your interest in a heart screening. For your children, download the cardiac risk assessment below which allows you to share your children's individual and family history during well visits with physicians.

Cost: Based on your insurance plan, heart screenings are not typically covered as part of an annual physical

Ages: Pediatrician up to 21 years old, cardiologist 21 years and older

Details: Risk assessment, Electrocardiogram (EKG), may recommend further evaluation if abnormality found

 

WHAT IS A HEART SCREENING?

A comprehensive heart screening can detect the majority of heart conditions that go unrecognized. It is a quick, painless, noninvasive test that can identify abnormal heart rhythms and heart structure. Heart screenings may consist of three parts:

CARDIAC RISK ASSESSMENT

Inventories the physical symptoms that may indicate you have a heart condition.  Download the Cardiac Risk Assessment form and bring it to your annual well-child exams and pre-participation sports physicals.

ELECTROCARDIOGRAM (EKG/ECG)

An Electrocardiogram (EKG/ECG) measures your heartbeat from 12 electrodes attached to your body. It can detect approximately 60% of heart conditions.

ECHOCARDIOGRAM

An Echocardiogram (echo) is like an ultrasound, an imaging method that uses sound waves to capture precise images of your heart.

 
 
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