The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that up to 80% of premature heart disease and strokes are preventable, yet they’re still the top cause of death in women and men. The experienced primary care team at Medical Arts Associates P.S. in Bellevue, Washington, offers comprehensive care for heart disease, including assessing your risk, creating a plan to help you prevent heart problems, and managing your health after heart disease develops. Call the office or book an in-person or telehealth appointment online today to learn more about heart disease.
Heart disease is a general term that includes all the problems affecting your heart. Several of the most common heart diseases include:
Don’t hesitate to call Medical Arts Associates P.S. if you have questions about heart disease.
Every type of heart disease may cause the following symptoms:
You could also have other symptoms, depending on the specific disease, such as:
If you have any symptoms, don’t wait to schedule an appointment with the compassionate team at Medical Arts Associates P.S.
You’re more likely to develop heart disease if you have any of these risk factors:
Your risk also increases as you get older and if you have a family history of heart disease.
The compassionate Medical Arts Associates P.S. team creates customized plans to help you prevent or manage heart disease. The first step is changing the risk factors listed above.
Making changes like losing weight, following a healthy diet, and stopping smoking is the key to preventing heart disease. Lifestyle modifications also take the stress off your heart and help stop progressive damage after heart disease develops.
Your provider also specializes in medication management. They prescribe the medications you need to control underlying conditions like high cholesterol and high blood sugar. They ensure you have the medications needed to improve your heart condition and refer you to a specialist when needed.
Call Medical Arts Associates P.S. or book an appointment online today if you want medical care to prevent or manage heart disease.