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Cardiologists more commonly known as heart doctors are trained medical doctors who specialize in giving diagnosis, treatment and prognosis to patients who has a heart disease.

What are the functions of heart doctors?

Heart DoctorsDiagnosis-One of the first function of heart doctors is to make an assessment of your condition called a diagnosis. During this process the doctor can do any from taking your heart rate to ordering blood tests for you.

Treatment-After the diagnosis, heart doctors will make a recommendation for treatment. A recommendation for treatment can be as simple as exercising lightly for three days a week to pharmacological treatment in the form of prescription drugs. The treatment can be a combination of more than one treatment method.

Prognosis- This is the outcome you are likely to have with your heart disease. The prognosis can be made before treatment, where the cardiologist makes a prediction your overcome based on the history of other patients with the heart condition you have. Heart doctors can also make a prognosis after initiating treatment. This is normally done in set intervals of a month, three months, six month and a year after starting treatment.

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When do you need to see a heart doctor?

There are certain risk factors that will decide whether you need to see a cardiologist or not. Some of these risk factors are:

  • Obesity-Being overweight
  • Comorbidity- Having other diseases such as hypertension and diabetes
  • Age-The older you are the greater the chances of you developing a heart disease
  • Not exercising enough and having a poor diet high in fat

If you have any of these risk factors, if might be time for you to see a heart doctor. Do not wait until it is too late; take your health into your hands today.

Dr. Seldon, a Heart Doctor and Cardiologist in New York City, offers same day appointments and all testing is done on site.  Call us at (212) 367-8000



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