Heart disease is a serious medical condition that affects many people in North Texas and Addison Internal Medicine is here to help. We use the latest in medical technology and techniques to help our patients manage their heart disease. Our goal is to help our patients get back to the road of recovery.
The term “heart disease” refers to a variety of medical conditions, not just one. Because heart disease can come in a number of different forms, Addison Internal Medicine uses a comprehensive approach to caring for our patients.
Types of Heart Disease:
- Congenital heart disease
- Heart failure
- Narrowed arteries
- Vascular disease
- Heart attack
- Heart valve disease
- Abnormal heart rhythms
Causes of Heart Disease
Heart disease can be brought on by a number of things, including diet, lifestyle choices and genetics. In fact, many people who live healthy lives could still end up suffering from heart disease because of heredity. As a result, it’s a good idea to take part in regular heart screenings for heart disease.
Most Common Factors for Heart Disease:
- High blood pressure
- Sedentary lifestyle
- Plaque buildup in the arteries
- Excessive physical stress
- Prescription or illegal drug use
Treating Heart Disease
At Addison Internal Medicine, our internists use state-of-the-art medical technology to offer effective treatment solutions. We assess each individual to create heart disease treatment programs customized to the patient’s unique needs and medical history.
We also offer follow-up appointments to ensure that treatment regimens are successful and that quality of life has improved.