Patient Education

At Southcoast Cardiology, we believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have provided some information on common medical topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. 

As always, if you would like to speak to an experienced staff member, please feel free to call us so we may answer any questions or concerns.

Please read our Disclaimer before reviewing this information. Any information provided on this website should not be considered medical advice or a substitute as a consultation by Southcoast Cardology and Primary Care. As always, if you have a medical  concern or problem, please contact us for diagnosis and treatment.

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Frequently Asked Questions
FAQs Q: What are symptoms of a heart attack...

Cardiologist
... Some of the heart conditions they're licensed to treat include: Angina Valvular Heart Disease Coronary Artery Disease Aortic Stenosis Heart Attack High Blood Pressure Diabetes Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Weight-Related Problems Heart Failure High Cholesterol Arrhythmia Mitral Valve Prolapse Cardiomyopathy For more information on what makes Southcoast Cardiology and Primary Care cardiologists the heart experts you can trust right here in New Bedford, MA, call (774) 992-7499 today!

Primary Care
Home >Services >Primary Care Primary Care in New Bedford, MA Did you know that there are more than 720,000 heart attacks among Americans every year...

High Cholesterol
... High cholesterol puts victims at risk for: cholesterol plaque build-up, which can cause: atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) ruptured blood vessels blood clots angina heart disease heart attack/stroke Our cardiologists may suggest a number of different treatments if you do have high cholesterol...

How to Deal With and Prevent Hypertension?
...High blood pressure puts a strain on the heart and blood vessels, which can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke or kidney disease...

Treatment Options for High Cholesterol
...After all, this problem has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular disease...

Treatment Options for Heart Disease
... Heart Disease Treatments There are many different types of heart disease including: Heart attack Heart valve disease Arrhythmia Stroke Heart failure Coronary Artery Disease The type of medications we recommend will depend on the type of heart disease you have...

Angina
...It may also be a warning sign of a heart attack...

Angioplasty
...This increases a person’s risk of angina or a heart attack...

EKGs and Stress Tests
...Your cardiologist can determine your risk of developing heart disease or a heart attack through EKGs and stress tests...

Heart Rhythm Conditions
...Other causes include high blood pressure, heart attack and coronary artery disease...

Heart Attack and Heart Failure
We've all heard the dreaded names ­ heart attack and heart failure...

What Does a Cardiologist Do?
...They also handle heart attacks, irregular heart rhythms and heart failure...