Many conditions fall under the umbrella of heart disease. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease (CAD), which can lead to heart attack and heart failure. You can significantly reduce your risk for heart disease with optimal lifestyle changes, dietary changes, and evidence based medications.
Prevent Heart Disease
Heart disease is a general term applied to conditions of the heart. Amongst the many associated conditions, coronary artery disease is considered the most common type of heart disease in the United States and is responsible for 1 in every 4 deaths in the united states based on research from the CDC.
Other conditions associated with heart disease include irregular heart rhythms, and heart failure. These conditions can lower the quality of life of individuals experiencing them, but can improve with optimal lifestyle changes.
Risk factors for heart disease include high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, and smoking or excessive alcohol usage.
We are here to help you navigate these conditions, and improve your health with optimal lifestyle guidance including ways to stay active, improve a heart healthy diet, counseling regarding high risk activities, and evidence based medications to help prevent the progression of heart disease. Of course, if necessary we have a network of board certified cardiologist available for consultation to help manage your condition.
Let us help you improve your health.