How accurate is a calcium score test?

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asked Jun 27 in Other- Health by Dukeanus (300 points)
How accurate is a calcium score test?

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answered Jul 1 by Minty (85,750 points)
A calcium score test is between 85 percent to 90 percent accurate.

Most calcium score tests are accurate and can help catch any problems that can lead to a potential heart attack.

A calcium score of 0 is a good score and means there's no calcium deposits and a calcium score of between 100 to 300 means that you have some calcium buildup in your arteries or plaque buildup.

The calcium score test is for people who have no symptoms of heart disease but may be at risk for getting it and it can be a good way to prevent heart disease, heart attacks, strokes etc.

The higher your calcium score the more at risk you are for heart disease, heart attacks, stroke etc.

if you get plaque buildup in your arteries and it's caught soon enough it can be cleared.

The more plaque and calcium buildup in your arteries the less your blood can flow properly.

So you need to keep your arteries clear to allow the blood to flow properly.

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