Mercy Heart & Vascular Services
At Mercy Heart & Vascular Center we focus on one thing: providing patients with the best, most compassionately-delivered clinical care for their heart and vascular-related conditions. We have assembled a world-class staff of cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and vascular surgeons who have decades of experience providing the highest level of diagnostic and clinical care to treat the most common and complex conditions. Our doctors want to educate you about your condition so that you are an informed and empowered patient and able to fully participate with your medical team in your treatment plan.
There are several forms and symptoms of heart disease. If you have a family history of heart disease or heart attack, or if your lifestyle puts you at risk of developing heart disease, you should beware of the types, risks, symptoms, diagnostic tools and treatment options.Heart Conditions:
Vascular disease refers to medical conditions that affect your circulatory system, including diseases of the arteries, lymph vessels, veins, and blood circulation disorders. Your circulatory system provides the pathway for blood to be transported, or circulated, through your body using a system of blood vessels. Vascular diseases can cause arteriosclerosis
. Risk factors for vascular diseases include:
- family history
- sedentary lifestyle