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Jan
10

What is Cardiac Ablation?

If you have an arrhythmia that can’t be successfully treated with medication, your Dayton, OH vascular doctor may suggest doing a cardiac ablation. The doctors at Buckeye Heart and Vascular Institute will perform this procedure to restore your heart to…

Dec
12

Do I Need a Cardiac Device Implant?

If you’re experiencing symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath, or dizziness, you may have an arrhythmia. You’ll need to visit a vascular doctor in Dayton, Ohio to see what’s going on. At Buckeye Heart and Vascular Institute, we’ll give…

Nov
15

How is a Nuclear Stress Test Done?

You’ve probably heard of a standard stress test. But what if your doctor orders a nuclear stress test? The word nuclear tends to make people nervous, but there’s nothing to worry about. Buckeye Heart and Vascular Institute performs these procedures…

Sep
28

What A Plant-Based Diet Can Do For Your Vascular Health

Your body needs a variety of nutrients to function in peak condition, and a plant-based diet can provide them. Eating your fruits and vegetables keeps your waistline in check, your mind clear, and can even reduce your risk of vein…

Aug
18

What to Know About Echocardiograms

Buckeye Heart & Vascular Institute is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of our patients, and that includes educating them on important procedures like echocardiograms. Cardiovascular procedures can be scary if you’re not familiar with them, so take some time…

Jul
16

4 Ways to Prevent Vascular Disease

Vascular disease affects over 15 million American adults and often goes undiagnosed. Your cardiovascular system is made up of blood vessels that transport blood to and from the heart, so it’s important to keep this system in peak condition. Buckeye…

Jun
23

How Can I Improve My Heart Health?

There are many simple ways to keep your heart healthy and prevent long-term problems. Understanding how the heart works, and finding ways to keep it healthy, may help you improve heart health. While some cardiovascular problems are caused by hereditary…

May
23

Am I At Risk of Heart Valve Disease?

Understanding heart valve disease and its effect on cardiovascular health is important so you can get the care you need. Heart valve disease occurs when one or more of the four heart valves isn’t working properly. This can lead to…

Apr
29

How Congestive Heart Failure is Diagnosed

Congestive heart failure is a serious condition where the heart can not pump blood effectively. However, with the correct diagnosis, heart failure can be treated by your cardiologist. Methods for Diagnosing Congestive Heart Failure There are multiple methods that can…

Dec
26

What To Know About The Cardiac Ablation Procedure

What Is Arrhythmia And What Does It Do? Cardiac ablations are typically performed to address arrhythmias. A cardiac ablation scars or destroys tissue in the heart to eliminate abnormal heart rhythm. A cardiac ablation prevents abnormal electrical impulses from reaching the heart, therefore distributing the arrhythmia.…