Did you know that Mid-South Internal Medicine offers Carotid Artery Screening Ultrasounds?
Many patients request carotid artery screening ultrasounds, particularly after age 50. It is a
non-invasive 15-20 minute procedure that uses sound waves to examine the blood flow through the carotid arteries which are located on each side of the neck. Ask your doctor for more information or call our office today at (901) 767-5000 to schedule your screening.
5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk for Stroke
- Eat a healthy diet, limiting saturated fats.
- Exercise regularly and keep a healthy weight.
- Don’t smoke / avoid secondhand smoke.
- Regularly monitor blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar.
- Periodic screening of the carotid arteries with ultrasound for plaque or blockage.
Call (901) 767-5000 to schedule your Carotid Artery Screening Ultrasound today.
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A physician is usually able to see you on the day in which you call. Your cost for this appointment will depend on your insurance benefits.
Typically your wellness exam will be scheduled about two weeks from the day you call. Many insurance providers cover the basic components of an annual wellness exam at no cost to patients.
If you are new to our practice, or if your insurance has changed, we will collect insurance information at the time you make your appointment so that you will know your benefits are verified prior to your visit.