February is American Heart Month, and we are bring awareness to medical IDs and heart disease.
A medical ID is recommended for those with a heart disease. A medical ID for heart disease can alert medical professionals of the type of heart disease you have and improve your medical treatment. The ID will also relay important details unique to your condition and heart health, additional conditions, medications, allergies, and emergency contacts.
According to the CDC, 4.9% of Americans have a coronary heart disease. However, there are many types of heart disease that and they affect the heart differently, so it is important to list the exact disease/condition on your medical ID to help first responders.
What are the most common types of Heart Disease?
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Arrhythmia or Irregular Heartbeat
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Dilated Cardiomyopathy
- Myocardial Infarction
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
- Mitral Regurgitation
- Mitral Valve Prolapse
- Pulmonary Stenosis
What should I engrave on my Medical ID for Heart Disease?
- Heart Disease
- Any other medical conditions
- Emergency Contact
Because heart disease is an invisible medical condition, it makes it difficult for medical professionals to recognize in an emergency. Medical IDs can notify others that heart disease or the risk of a heart attack is present.
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