When You Should See a Heart Specialist
Many medical complaints are easily solved. A minor surgery here, a little medication there: the wonders of modern medicine have contributed greatly to the extension of life and relative comfort levels for those with an illness. However, while that is certainly the case for the more minor bits and pieces of the body, the heart and the brain are still the most complicated organs and, as such, treatments are also more complex.
Listen to Your Body
Living healthily is the best course of action that you can take to help prevent heart disease, but what happens when you’ve already passed that point? Your body is capable of giving you a world of information. Unusual aches or pains, tightness in your chest and even unusual sleeping patterns can all alert you that something isn’t quite right.
It’s true that more than the one odd person gets admitted to the ER because of a chest pain he or she thinks is heart related, when in reality, it’s nothing more than indigestion. Conversely, other people haven’t done anything about chest pain because they are convinced it’s indigestion. Be safe, not sorry. If you suffer from chest pain, always take advice from a professional physician.
Regular clinical check-ups will give you good early indications that something could be wrong. Early diagnosis of heart disease commonly leads to a better prognosis. Don’t wait until you have chest pain, but instead talk to a trained physician today.
Brookhaven Heart has a team of professional physicians, each with expert knowledge on how to prevent, test for, and treat heart disease. With facilities in Patchogue and New Hyde Park, we are the go-to practice for all heart-related matters.
To schedule an appointment, call us at 631-654-3278 or contact us online.
At Brookhaven Heart, you are at the heart of everything we do.