Cardiovascular doctors review patients with a family history of heart disease and underlying causes of the disease. They perform tests for the individuals and review any signs of peripheral artery disease or venous disease. Various forms of artery disease can increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke. A proper assessment is the onlyRead More


Approximately half of all premature deaths occur as a result of unhealthy lifestyle choices on the part of the individual. They may not exercise regularly, eat a poor diet, or smoke. When they do so, they increase their risk of several diseases, including heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Fortunately, they can reduceRead More


Statistics show that 659,000 people in the U.S. die of heart disease every year, and many individuals do not get the cardiovascular services needed to save their lives. Unfortunately, lifestyles followed in the country may lead to any of the underlying causes of heart disease and valve damage. Even simple changes could produce major benefitsRead More


According to recent reports from the medical sector, approximately half of American adults suffer from some type of heart condition. Though their cases range in severity, any condition that affects the heart should be taken seriously and treated promptly. Heart disease and other cardiac conditions can have a severe impact on the people who sufferRead More


According to recent reports from the medical sector, approximately half of American adults suffer from some type of heart condition. Though their cases range in severity, any condition that affects the heart should be taken seriously and treated promptly. Heart disease and other cardiac conditions can have a severe impact on the people who sufferRead More


When a person’s heart stops beating, their life ends. For this reason, people of all ages need to prioritize their heart health and do everything possible to keep this organ healthy. How can a person accomplish that goal? What steps should they take to make the heart stronger and ensure it continues to beat forRead More


While hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a very common condition, pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), also known simply as pulmonary hypertension, is quite rare. The condition results in the blood vessels in a patient’s lungs narrowing, leading to progressive damage that slows the blood flow to the lungs, causing blood pressure in the lung arteriesRead More


Obesity is considered a silent killer, and it increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and a myriad of health risks. Doctors recommend losing weight to lower the risk of damaging the heart or developing hypertension. Patients must visit their doctor for a full evaluation before getting started.  A patient that is obese could have existingRead More


Peripheral Artery Disease, often shortened to PAD, is a circulatory condition that can cause a wide array of health problems. According to the Centers for Disease Control, peripheral artery disease is very common, affecting around three million people each year. Due to it being such a common condition, individuals need to know how they canRead More


How To Recognize Heart Disease Patients may experience symptoms that are indicators of cardiovascular disease. If they have a family history of the disease, patients need to change their diets. They will need to exercise more to increase circulation and heart rhythm. Many doctors recommend getting a workup to see if the patients are atRead More


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The experienced physicians at Carolina Cardiology Associates are committed to the health of every patient who walks through our doors. We understand the challenges of cardiovascular disease and will work with you to provide treatment, education, and a plan for the future to help you live your healthiest life.