If you are at risk for heart disease, preventive heart care with Dignity Health may help you avoid heart-related health complications. Your heart care team will involve a variety of cardiac care specialists, including cardiologists, nurses, technicians, nutritionists, physical therapists, and others.
The first step to preventive heart care is speaking to your primary care doctor. Your doctor can get you on track with tips and advice. For more advanced care, Dignity Health offers an inclusive program of preventive care and diagnostic screening. Our nationally recognized cardiac care team is here to help you achieve a heart-healthy lifestyle. To learn more about preventive heart care in Arizona, Find a Doctor online or call (844) 231-0659.
What Preventive Heart Care at Dignity Health Offers
The goal of preventive heart care is to help you avert heart disease. It can include educational tools such as videos and online guides, as well as personalized care from our team of heart care experts.
Specifically, preventive heart care involves:
- A heart-healthy diet
- Weight management
- Physical activity
- Quitting smoking
- Managing stress
- Regular heart screenings
- Treating and managing existing heart risk diseases (diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol)
Who Benefits from Preventive Heart Care
Our preventive and early detection heart care services are essential to our comprehensive cardiac care program. While a heart-healthy lifestyle is valuable to everyone, those that are at higher risk for heart disease could potentially avoid a deadly cardiac event by practicing preventive heart care.
Risks for heart disease include:
- Family history of heart disease
- Age (men 45+, women 55+)
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Insulin resistance
- Lack of exercise
- Metabolic syndrome
Serving patients with personalized care, Dignity Health offers preventive heart care in Arizona