Cardiovascular Diseases

Your cardiovascular system plays one of the most important roles in your body. This network of arteries, veins, and capillaries circulates blood and ensures that you receive the oxygen and vitamins you need while getting rid of the waste you don’t. Regular exercise and a proper diet can go a long way in ensuring that your cardiovascular system stays healthy. However, cardiovascular diseases can sometimes strike unexpectedly and take a huge toll on our bodies. To ensure that you remain happy and healthy, regular checkups are important. 


What Are Cardiovascular Diseases?

Heart disease can cover a variety of cardiovascular diseases, including coronary heart disease, congenital heart disease, heart attack, and congestive heart failure. All of these involve situations where the heart is unable to properly pump blood through the body. If the heart is damaged and cannot function, the body will quickly die. The good news is that by taking proper measures to keep your body healthy, you can effectively stave off future heart-related complications.

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What Are the Common Symptoms?

Cardiovascular diseases, especially heart attacks, are commonly referred to as the “silent killer” because you may not notice symptoms until it is too late. The only way to know if you are in danger of heart disease is by undergoing a thorough evaluation conducted by a trained medical professional. That being said, chest tightness, fatigue, dizziness, and nausea can all be indicative of an impending cardiovascular problem. If you notice these signs and have a history of heart problems, we urge you to seek medical help immediately.

Addressing Cardiovascular Diseases

Each of our four Los Angeles locations is staffed by medical professionals ready to provide you with the services and support you deserve. When it comes to addressing cardiovascular diseases, we believe that a preventative approach is the best option. When you arrive for your appointment, we will provide you with a thorough evaluation, taking your history and lifestyle factors into account. In some cases, medications designed to lower blood pressure or reduce cholesterol may be needed. In other cases, we may recommend lifestyle changes to help you gain better control over your health.

Treating Cardiovascular Diseases in the greater Los Angeles area

Maintaining your health can be difficult without a medical professional by your side. If you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or feel that you are at risk for heart complications, we urge you to get in touch with us. Montes Medical Group features four convenient locations across Los Angeles county. Each of our offices is equipped with the latest technology to give you the best service possible. Find the location nearest you and schedule your appointment using the patient portal link below. We also offer virtual appointments.