Let's know about cardiologists
A cardiologist is a physician who is a specialist in the field of heart and blood vessels. They can treat and help you with several cardiovascular problems. Also, specializes in specific areas such as abnormal heart rhythms, and heart problems since the child are born.
After finishing four years of medical school, cardiologists spend three years learning general internal medicine as a resident and undergoes specialized training. Even after getting board certification, a cardiologist keeps on learning for as long as they practice to cope with the latest advancements in treating patients to provide the best care and treatment possible.
How does a cardiologist help with your heart issues
A cardiologist will do a physical exam and analysis the condition, then discuss your symptoms, medical history, and family history with you. It is necessary to let your cardiologist know if other people in your family have or previously had any heart problems since that can increase the chances of you may having a heart problem.
Cardiovascular health analysis with the help of your;
- Body weight
- Blood pressure levels
- Cholesterol levels
- Blood glucose levels
The cardiologist will look at the information from the test results to figure out risk factors for any possible heart problems. They will also analyse your daily habits like smoking, how much you exercise, what you eat, and which medicines are taking these days.
These are the few tests that a cardiologist might suggest you
- Blood tests
- Electrocardiogram (ECG).
- Echocardiogram (ultrasound)
- Exercise stress test
- Nuclear cardiac stress test Coronary angiogram
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Coronary computed tomography angiogram (CCTA)