Do you have the symptoms of cardiovascular disease? Does it run in your family? If so, the board-certified cardiologists at Gulf Coast Cardiology Group PLLC in Port Arthur, Texas, have the ability and long-term practice to accurately diagnose and treat your condition. To schedule an evaluation, call the office today or book your appointment online.
Heart disease actually includes several conditions that affect your heart and blood vessels, including:
The Gulf Coast Cardiology Group team provides comprehensive testing and treatment for your heart and/or blood vessel condition.
Symptoms vary depending on the kind of cardiovascular disease you have. The symptoms can include:
Call Gulf Coast Cardiology Group PLLC as soon as possible if you have any of these symptoms. They’ll schedule a comprehensive evaluation.
Many of the things that cause heart disease are controllable, including the lifestyle you choose. Others, you can’t control.
Heart disease shows up in men more often than women. Women’s risk rises after menopause. Your dental habits play a role too. When your teeth and gums aren’t healthy, bacterial infections can get into your bloodstream, make their way to your heart, and affect your heart valves.
Several tests can be used to diagnose your condition. In addition to blood tests and a chest X-ray, your provider can also order the following tests:
Your doctor explains each test’s use to help you understand the process of diagnosing your condition.
Treatments include making lifestyle changes, taking prescribed medications to control your heart disease, and medical procedures or surgery. Your treatment is based on what kind of cardiovascular disease you have and how much damage it’s done.
To consult with the team at Gulf Coast Cardiology PLLC about cardiovascular disease, call the friendly office today or book your appointment online.