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Nine in 10 Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease – but what is the best way to assess this? Better and early detection is central to addressing or even avoiding a potentially life-threatening cardiac event – in some cases, several years before it arrives.
Heart disease can occur for varying reasons, including: the narrowing of the coronary arteries (coronary atherosclerosis) or disease within the heart muscle (myocarditis, cardiomyopathy), the covering of the heart, the pericardium (pericarditis) or due to valve disease.
Tips on what to ask your doctor if you are asked to get a heart test:
While there is no single best test that can reliably evaluate all of these structures in the heart, here are some of the more common tests performed to assess heart disease: