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Heart Health Services

When it comes to your health, make sure your heart is in the right place.

North Oaks Medical Center delivers a comprehensive range of heart health services and resources, tailored to meet all your heart health requirements.

Many cases of heart disease and stroke are preventable.

The North Oaks Cardiology Clinic's team of professionals will guide you in identifying and managing your risk factors, empowering you to lead a healthy lifestyle. For individuals diagnosed with a heart condition, we offer interventional treatments designed to prevent the progression into more serious conditions. Additionally, less invasive diagnostics and treatments are available to accurately diagnose and manage heart disease.

Are you aware of your risk for heart disease?

If not, now is the perfect time to select a North Oaks cardiologist, and take charge of your health journey.

Schedule an appointment today at (985) 230-2778.

Recognizing heart conditions early is critical for effective treatment. If you or a loved one has concerns regarding potential heart conditions, we urge you to consult with your medical provider immediately, or contact us today to arrange a consultation.

Our Heart Health Services Include:

Heart Disease Prevention and Management: Click to Expand

Starting with prevention and management underscores our commitment to keeping patients healthy before more invasive interventions might become necessary.

Discover Prevention Strategies

Diagnostic Cardiology Services: Click to Expand

Once prevention has been fully addressed, the next logical step would be diagnosis, which is essential for determining the specific heart health needs of a patient.

Explore Diagnostic Services

Interventional Cardiology: Click to Expand

Following the diagnosis of a patient’s heart condition, introducing minimally invasive treatment option provides a less aggressive form of care before exploring surgical interventions.

Learn About Interventional Treatments

Cardiovascular Surgery: Click to Expand

Finally, for more severe cases where surgery is necessary, our expertise in leading-edge cardiovascular surgery completes the spectrum of treatment options offered.

Learn About Our Surgical Innovations

Heart Attack and Stroke Care at North Oaks

At North Oaks, we're committed to supporting you and your loved ones during critical moments, such as experiencing a heart attack or stroke. We offer comprehensive care throughout your journey to recovery.

Recognizing Heart Attack Warning Signs: Click to Expand

Understanding the symptoms of a heart attack is crucial. These include:

  • Chest pain that feels like pressure, tightness, squeezing or aching
  • Pain or discomfort that radiates to the shoulder, arm, back, neck, jaw, teeth and sometimes the upper abdomen
  • Cold sweats
  • Fatigue
  • Heartburn or indigestion
  • Lightheadedness, including sudden dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath

Identifying Stroke Warning Signs with BEFAST: Click to Expand

If you suspect that a loved one might be experiencing a stroke, look for these signs of a stroke for immediate action:

  • BALANCE: Is there a loss of balance or dizziness?
  • EYES: Does your loved one have sudden vision loss, blurriness or double vision?
  • FACE: Look for unevenness or drooping. Ask the person to smile and check for asymmetry.
  • ARMS: Is there numbness in an arm? When raised, does one arm drift downward?
  • SPEECH: Is speech unclear or confusing? Does the person have difficulty understanding?
  • TIME: If you observe any of these signs, call 911 immediately. Note the time that symptoms first appeared to inform first responders.

The Level II Trauma Center at North Oaks Medical Center is equipped and ready 24/7 to provide urgent care, significantly enhancing survival chances and improving outcomes.

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