Arrhythmias and Ablations

May 3, 2017 dkerrbrown
By Krishna Kishore Gaddam, M.D. Heart palpitations (being conscious of your heart beating irregularly or fast) is a common cardiac symptom experienced by several patients. It often represents an “ARRHYTHMIA” or an abnormal heart rhythm. Some patients don’t necessarily experience palpitations but can have other non specific symptoms such as shortness of breath, fatigue or
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PVD (Peripheral Vascular Disease)

February 17, 2017 mpanik
By Munish Goyal, M.D. When people come to the cardiologist office they often focus just on their hearts. We ask patients how much they exercise and whether they have any shortness of breath or chest pain. One of the things that we tend to overlook, however, is leg pain. Just like developing blockages in the
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Heart South Vein Center with Jennifer Daggett RN, MSN, ACNP

January 9, 2017 mpanik
Jennifer Daggett is our Nurse Practitioner for the Heart South Vein Center in Alabaster, Alabama. She discusses the symptoms one might have associated with Vein Disease or Venous Insufficiency. At Heart South we offer FREE Vein Screening. Schedules your today.
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Coronary artery calcium score. What is that?

January 5, 2017 mpanik
By John D. McBrayer, M.D. Early detection of coronary artery disease is a significant problem. One third of deaths aBer 35 are secondary to cardiovascular disease. One half of middle aged men and one third of middle aged women will develop coronary artery disease. Currently our ability to detect early disease is limited. By the
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