Have you been told you might have valvular heart disease? Wondering what that is and how it’s treated? Our experts explain more about this potentially less familiar but relatively common heart condition that may be tied to longevity.
If you have been told that you have heart disease, a blockage in the coronary arteries, there is one thing we know for sure: you are frightened. This is the obvious response that most patients have when they realize that they may never look at their health and lifestyle the same way again. The secondary response is often to do something drastic, a trendy diet or expensive program that offers a miracle cure for heart disease. We want you to know the truth.
The truth is, heart disease took some time to develop. Much of the cause may lie in lifestyle habits, including smoking and food choices. Still, other factors lie beyond your control.
You cannot change your genetic makeup, but you can do a few things to mitigate the chaos in the arteries of your heart:
Of all the advice you may hear as you navigate the management of heart disease, take this one to heart: there is hope. The treatment options that are available today have been carefully developed and have helped hundreds of thousands of people live long and strong.
Premier Cardiology Consultants provide professional care in a friendly atmosphere. Call 516-437-5600 for a visit to one of our New York offices.
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