Published: 2019-09-23   Views: 28
Author: rakeshssk
Published in: Cardio
What Diseases Does A Cardiologist Treat?

Cardiologists are the doctors who trained in diagnosing and healing the disorders of heart health conditions and blood vessel. According to Cardiology Journal cardiologist also provide some of the best advice to avoid the risk factors which comes in the form of heart attacks and know what measures need to take to better heart well-being. 

When do you need to Visit cardiologist?

If you have a symptom like pain or burn like conditions in the heart may be dangerous, and you can visit immediately if these occur in any situations. Most of the physicians are also refer the heart patients to the cardiologist. Some of the symptoms that can mean heart conditions are: 


  • dizziness

  • shortness of breath

  • chest pains

  • high blood pressure

  • changes in heart rate or rhythm


The cardiologist can manage some of the tests to recognize the heart murmur or abnormal heartbeat. These doctors usually heal patients who are experiencing a heart attack, unwanted blood flow in vessels, heart failures, and other various heart problems. 


They also help in taking decisions regarding heart surgery, angioplasty, heart catheterization, and stenting.

Some more disorders that cardiologist can treat are:

  • atrial fibrillation

  • atherosclerosis

  • arrhythmias

  • coronary heart disease

  • congenital heart disease

  • congestive heart disease

  • high blood cholesterol and triglycerides

  • pericarditis

  • hypertension

  • high blood pressure, or hypertension

  • ventricular tachycardia


Well, the cardiologist also gives you some advice regarding preventing heart disease who are severely experiencing with it. In some situations, the person should also need to visit this cardiologist even though they are not facing heart diseases if they think that a family story with heart disease and also with high cholesterol even if they are a smoker, and diabetes, or faced with doing the new exercise schedule. According to Gastroenterology journal, even if you have a problem with digestive system you can visit cardiologist to take advice. 

Some of the tests done by Cardiologist are includes:

Electrocardiogram: It used to record the current status of the heartbeat electrically, which shows the clear thing which happens in your heart. 

Ambulatory ECG:

It is also another machine which helps to record the rhythm of the heart when the person is doing any regular activities and a few exercises. In this test, they insert one of the electrodes, which is in the form of metal into the chest, which is used to make you visible all the things that happen in the heart. And the metal will be connected with the wires of the Holter monitor. 

They also do an exercise analysis, and stress test: that shows the variances of the heartbeat when resting as well as when exercising. That also includes the performance and conditions of your heart.

Echocardiogram: It produces an ultrasound image that shows your condition of heart inside the chambers and near to the areas of heart, and it shows how your heart is running. So, in that test, if you any basic problems, they immediately do a treatment before it spreads. 


Cardiac catheterization: This is one of the small tubes which is used to insert in and near to the heart which used to collect the data and help to remove a blockage. That can also be used to take the pictures and verify your functioning of the heart through the electrical system. The catheter-based procedures with fluoroscopy will be utilised to handle congenital cardiac, coronary artery, and valvular diseases.


Nuclear cardiology: These are one of the advanced techniques which use radioactive elements to take images to investigate cardiovascular disorders. For example, the infarction imaging, planar imaging, single-photon-emission computed tomography (SPECT), myocardial perfusion imaging, etc. are used to take the images inside the heart.


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