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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’s Your Score: Calcium Scoring and Heart Health

What’s Your Score: Calcium Scoring and Heart Health

Knowing your coronary calcium score can help keep your heart healthy. What's a coronary calcium score? It's the result of a coronary calcium scan, a noninvasive scan of the heart used to access build-up of calcium in the plaque on the walls of …

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Five Easy Lifestyle Changes For Your Heart

Five Easy Lifestyle Changes For Your Heart

Some rather little lifestyle changes can result in big heart health benefits. Do you know that you need to make some changes for the benefit of your heart health, but are wondering where to start? Try these easy lifestyle changes …

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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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Ways to Eat “Heart Smart”

Ways to Eat “Heart Smart”

Quick, what’s the leading cause of death among Americans? If you said heart disease, you’re right. What can you do about it? Take advantage of February, American Heart Month, to increase your awareness and follow the recommendations of the American …

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Top 10 Nutrition Myths

Top 10 Nutrition Myths

Many of us get a lot of our nutrition information from our friends, family and loved ones, but often times that information is not true. It is important to be aware of a few nutrition myths in order to make …

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8 Changes to Improve Your Heart Health

8 Changes to Improve Your Heart Health

You keep hearing that you need to start “taking care” of your heart. Your doctor is telling you, and you hear it on the radio and on television. Not sure how to start, though? Improving your heart health is not …

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