Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Cardiologist?
Cardiologists are specialists who diagnose and treat heart diseases. At BLK-Max, we have some of the best heart specialists who provide comprehensive treatment for faster recovery.
Conditions & types of diseases treated by Cardiologist
Cardiologist diagnoses and treats various heart conditions such as
Why should you visit a cardiologist?
You should visit a Cardiologist if you have chest pain, high blood pressure, high cholesterol level, preeclampsia, family history of heart disease, or any other heart disease. Your primary care physician can also refer you to a Cardiologist.
How does a cardiologist examine your heart?
Your doctor performs a physical examination and asks if there is a family history of heart disease. He might also ask you about your dietary habits and smoking habit. Moreover, your heart specialist will advise several tests such as
- Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
- Stress test
- Holter monitoring
- Cardiac catheterization
- Cardiac computerized tomography (CT) scan
- Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
What is an interventional cardiologist?
What to expect from a cardiologist?
Your Cardiologist will take a medical history and family history. He will perform a physical examination, advise diagnostic tests, prepare a treatment plan and advise medications accordingly.
How often should I visit a cardiologist if I have heart-related issues?
You should visit a Cardiologist every three months if you heart heart-related issues. However, if symptoms of Heart disease reappear, you should consult your Cardiologist immediately.