C-reactive protein test
|C-reactive protein test||Darrell Miller||12/13/16|
December 13, 2016 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: C-reactive protein test
Want to know why you have join pain? Maybe you are sore? Well when C-reactive protein levels are high in the body there is increased inflammation in the body, which can cause many problems. Your doctor can test the levels in your blood through a simple blood test, it's worth it.
- Your doctor may check your C-reactive protein level treatment for infections or for other medical conditions.
- A simple blood test measures C-reactive protein. Some researchers think that treating people with high C-reactive protein levels will lessen their risk of heart attack or stroke.
- However, according to the American Heart Association, this test isn't recommended for general screening for heart disease.
"A high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) test, which is more sensitive than a standard test, also can be used to evaluate your risk of developing coronary artery disease, a condition in which the arteries of your heart are narrowed. Coronary artery disease can eventually lead to a heart attack."