Stroke and Osteoporosis Screenings

Simi Valley, CA - Residents living in and around the Simi Valley, California community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Simi Hills Christian Church will host Life Line Screening on 3/7/2012. The site is located at 4307 Walnut Avenue in Simi Valley.
Richard Bennet from Woodland Hills, CA, participated in a Life Line Screening event in March 2008 and learned he had an abdominal aortic aneurysm. He writes, "I feel as though Life Line Screening saved my life and can't thank you enough!"

Four key points every person needs to know:
. Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of
permanent disability
. 80% of stroke victims had no apparent warning signs prior to their
. Preventive ultrasound screenings can help you avoid a stroke
. Screenings are fast, noninvasive, painless, affordable and

For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-697-9721 or visit our website at
Pre-registration is required.

Screenings identify potential cardiovascular conditions such as blocked arteries and irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms, and hardening of the arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease. A bone density screening to assess osteoporosis risk is also offered and is appropriate for both men and women. Many sites offer finger-stick blood tests to check for cholesterol and glucose.

Packages start at 149. All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete.
Life Line Screening was established in 1993, and has since become the nation's leading provider of preventive screenings.