CARDIOVASCULAR RISK ASSESSMENT
Prevalent symptoms of heart and cardiac issues are: chest pain (including discomfort and tightness), dizziness, palpitations, shortness of breath and cardiovascular family history. Some women may experience less symptoms but feel abdominal pain and nausea. Evaluating chest pain may, at times, be difficult However, it is of utmost importance that we delve into the symptoms in order to diagnose the cause Palpitations can typify cardiac malfunction but this is not always the case . A lesser reason for palpitations can very well manifest itself because of stress or possibly a panic attack
The past medical history of both the patient and family is of dire importance in determining the possibility of cardiac issues. For these reasons, our staff of highly qualified medical professionals at Sisselman Medical Group will thoroughly scrutinize every possible indication of cardiovascular and heart problems.
The patient's lifestyle has a large bearing on heart health and heart disease prevention. We, therefore, make it a key point to indicate the present and prior history of weight, smoking habits, drinking habits, physical activity and diet assessment. Dependent upon the above, it will be decided what further heart disease testing may need to be administered. This may include blood tests, halter monitoring, cardiogram, echocardiogram and stress test.
During our extensive and comprehensive heart disease and cardiovascular testing, know that we at Sisselman Medical Group make every effort humanly possible to see to it that our patients are treated with the utmost in comfort and confidence in our expert capabilities
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