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World Class Heart Care at The Medical Center of Plano

World Class Heart Care at The Medical Center of Plano

You may be in good shape. You could also have heart disease. If something’s wrong with your heart, you might not always know. Luckily, technology can help doctors detect heart disease long before symptoms show up. A coronary calcium score test, …

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What is Hypothermia Therapy?

What is Hypothermia Therapy?

Hypothermia could save lives – really! You've probably never thought of hypothermia as a good thing, and it usually isn't. But when induced in a controlled medical setting on patients who have suffered a cardiac arrest, it can be life …

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Should I Have My Cholesterol Screened?

Should I Have My Cholesterol Screened?

A cholesterol screening could shed some light on your risk for stroke or heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends that you begin screening your cholesterol every five years starting at age 20. More frequent screenings may benefit patients who …

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How to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

How to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

Help your heart get back in rhythm with these treatment methods. When your heart gets too fast, too slow, or out of rhythm, danger could be ahead. While not every case of atrial fibrillation is immediately risky, when it is …

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When to Worry about Chest Pain

When to Worry about Chest Pain

When it comes to chest pain, it’s best to err on the side of caution. When you think about chest pain, you probably assume that it means a heart attack. One isn’t always a sure sign of the other; there are …

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