What does a cardiologist do?

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A cardiologist is a specialist who diagnoses and treats diseases of the heart and blood vessels in infants, children and adults. They are different from a cardiac surgeon who opens up the chest and performs surgeries on the heart.

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What does a Cardiologist do A cardiologist is a specialist who diagnoses and treats diseases of the heart and blood vessels in infants children and adults. They are different from a cardiac surgeon who opens up the chest and performs surgeries on the heart.

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When to see a cardiologist You will be referred to a cardiologist by your physician in case you complain of symptoms such as chest pain palpitations shortness of breath dizziness etc. A heart disease refers to diseases that specifically affect the heart whereas cardiovascular diseases is a term used to indicate diseases of the blood vessels.

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What is the process of cardiology A cardiologist will usually carry out tests such as an echocardiogram ambulatory ECG monitoring treadmill test or cardiac catheterization to rule out conditions such as heart attack heart failure and heart arrhythmias. They also attend to patients with high blood pressure angina and coronary heart disease.

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What precautions to taken Apart from diagnosis and treatment of heart conditions cardiologists also provide counseling regarding lifestyle changes such as diet fitness and risks for cholesterol management rehabilitation of heart patients to return back to normal life and guide you regarding prevention of heart diseases in the future.

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How to know the Best Cardiologist Online It is now possible to receive such advice online with the help of healthcare apps and websites. Best cardiologist doctors online are available at all times to give you personalized information about your heart health and based on symptoms and uploaded reports.

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