We Treat the Hearts of Texas
We know you’ve heard this tune before — that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. But it’s worth repeating, because while symptoms vary widely for men and women, most heart attack sufferers had no previous symptoms. So it’s crucial to know your personal risk factors and take steps to decrease them. Take the free Heart Risk Assessment...
15-Year-Old Heart & Vascular Patient Kendal Daniels
Kendal Daniels, a 15-year-old soccer player, began experiencing increasingly frequent episodes of dizziness and rapid, irregular heartbeats. Concerned, her family took her to Medical City Dallas Hospital for evaluation with Dr. Bruce Bowers, an interventional cardiologist. Kendal's doctors learned that she had a lethal heart condition called Ventricular...
What is more dangerous, high or fluctuating blood pressure?
Interventional Cardiologist Mian Yousuf, MD, explains why fluctuating blood pressure can be dangerous and when you should be concerned about it. Visit http://TreatingTexasHearts.com to take a free heart risk assessment
When should you go to the ER for heart palpitations?
An emergency room doctor explains when you should seek emergency medical treatment for heart palpitations. Our hospitals are removing the wait from our emergency rooms, including our pediatric ERs and 24-Hour emergency care centers. Find a FastERTX emergency room near you in North Texas at www.FastERTX.com.
When to go to the ER for Chest Pain
Chest pain is a serious matter that should not be ignored. In some cases, chest pain could simply be indigestion, but in others it could be as serious as a heart attack. Most people are familiar with the heart attack warning signs, such as chest pain that radiates to the jaw or arm, but in some cases, heart attack patients did not experience any of ...