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Treat Your Cardiovascular Condition with the Experts at Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican


Cardiology conditions or diseases include a range of health concerns affecting your blood vessels (your vascular system) or heart. Your vascular system circulates all the blood in your body. It includes the tiniest capillaries to the major blood vessels — veins and arteries — entering and leaving your heart.

Cardiology conditions can affect how your heart works and how it pumps blood throughout your body. Some heart and vascular conditions can be life threatening, leading to heart failure and death. These types of conditions require emergency treatment.

Cardiovascular conditions include:

Find a Doctor at Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican or call 702.616.4900 to receive care and treatment for cardiology conditions.

 

Symptoms of Cardiology Conditions

The signs and symptoms of cardiovascular conditions depend on the specific cause and if it’s causing damaging to the heart or other vital organs.

The most common signs and symptoms associated with heart problems include: 

  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fainting
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations or a feeling of fluttering in the chest

 

What Causes Cardiovascular Conditions?

Cardiovascular conditions can be congenital (you are born with it), or they can develop over time. General causes include:

  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Cardiac tumors
  • Diabetes
  • Drug abuse
  • Excessive consumption of alcohol or caffeine
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Infections, such as rheumatic heart disease
  • Obesity
  • Smoking

 

Treatment for Cardiovascular Conditions in Las Vegas, NV

There are a variety of treatments available for cardiovascular conditions. Treatment and prevention may depend on the cause, your risk factors, and the severity of the condition. You and your doctor at Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican may consider the following treatment options:

  • Medications
  • Minimally invasive procedures
  • Heart surgery
  • Cardiac rehabilitation

You can help reduce your risk of developing heart disease or slow its progress by living a heart-healthy lifestyle. Take our online heart health assessment to start improving your heart health today.

 

St. Rose|Stanford Clinic, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Program 

Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican provides diagnosis and treatment for cardiology conditions in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV through the St. Rose|Stanford Clinic, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Program.