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When it comes to your heart health, have a healthcare provider you can trust.

At Hialeah Hospital, our specialists are dedicated to disease prevention and cardiovascular health. From advanced testing and diagnosis to medical treatments and minimally invasive surgery, our top priority is to ensure that patients at Hialeah have access to state-of-the-art cardiac and vascular care of the highest quality.

Our Cardiac Program provides a multidisciplinary approach with the most advanced treatment options and services. We have cardiologists that specialize in diagnosing a wide range of cardiovascular conditions including:

  • Angina
  • Hypertension
  • Heart failure
  • Heart rhythm disorders
  • Heart valve disease

Our patients have access to some of the latest diagnostics, monitoring and treatment technology, so you can get the care you need, all in one place.

Tests & Screenings

The signs and symptoms of heart disease can be hard to recognize on your own. That’s why our heart experts use some of the latest diagnostic tools to get a clear picture of your heart’s condition so you can get the fast and effective treatment you need.

Some of our most common heart tests and screenings include: 

  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Echocardiagrams
  • Thallium and dubatrex
  • 24-hour holter monitors
  • Arterial vascular study lower extremity

Minutes matter when you’re having a heart attack.

Heart attacks can be sudden and intense, or start slowly with mild pain or discomfort. Often those affected aren't sure what's happening and wait too long before getting help attributing to making cardiovascular disease the #1 cause of death in the United States. If you or a loved one may be experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, dial 9-1-1 immediately.

Remember, fast action and treatment can save lives.

Know the symptoms of a heart attack.

  • Chest discomfort. Discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back. Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.
  • Discomfort in the upper body. Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.
  • Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort.
  • Other signs may include cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness.

It’s important to note that according to the American Heart Association, as with men, women’s most common heart attack symptom is chest pain or discomfort. But women are somewhat more likely than men to experience some of the other common symptoms, particularly shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting and back or jaw pain.

Are you at risk?

About half of Americans (47%) have at least one of these three risk factors for cardiovascular disease:

  • High blood pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Smoking

Several other medical conditions and lifestyle choices can also put people at a higher risk for heart disease, including:

  • Diabetes
  • Overweight and obesity
  • Poor diet
  • Physical inactivity
  • Excessive alcohol use

Don’t wait for an emergency to get your heart in shape, it’s easier than you think if you start early. Speak with our cardiovascular specialists today to learn more about our cardiac services, procedures, and treatments.

Schedule an appointment to speak with our cardiovascular specialists today by finding a doctor with our online Find A Physician tool.

 

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