Heart Disease Specialist

Javaria Jabeen, D.O. -  - Primary Care

YZ Healthcare

Javaria Jabeen, D.O.

Primary Care & Aesthetics Med Spa located in Flower Mound, TX

Heart disease is an umbrella term for several conditions that impact your heart health and increase your risk of heart attack. Because heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for both men and women, YZ Healthcare; Javaria Jabeen D.O. provides preventive and management care in Flower Mound, Texas. If you have a history of high cholesterol, hypertension, atherosclerosis, or other similar issue, book a heart disease evaluation online today. You can also call to schedule over the phone.

Heart Disease Q & A

What is heart disease?

Heart disease, also known as cardiovascular disease, includes numerous issues that negatively affect your heart and circulatory system. You may have heart disease, or be at risk of developing it, for several reasons, including:

  • Poor heart function (congestive heart failure) 
  • Narrowing of your arteries (atherosclerosis)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia) 
  • Heart valve problems
  • High cholesterol 

 

These issues, among others, can add strain on your heart and increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, and other heart disease-related complications. 

How is heart disease diagnosed?

Diagnosing heart disease involves undergoing a comprehensive physical examination and specialized screenings. Your dedicated physician at the office of YZ Healthcare; Javaria Jabeen D.O. may:

  • Order a stress test
  • Listen to your heartbeat
  • Check your blood pressure
  • Order a CT scan or MRI
  • Perform an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)


In some cases, wearing a Holter monitor is necessary. A Holter monitor is a small, portable device that you wear for at least 24 hours to monitor your heart rate as you go about your regular daily activities. 

Your provider at YZ Healthcare; Javaria Jabeen D.O. also evaluates your previous medical records to look over your health history to see if you’ve had improvement and determine if you need changes in your treatment plan. 

 

What is the treatment for heart disease?

YZ Healthcare; Javaria Jabeen D.O. is dedicated to providing personalized heart disease treatment plans to improve your heart health and quality of life. Managing heart disease can involve any of the following lifestyle changes:

  • Smoking cessation
  • Weight management
  • Physical activity planning
  • Dietary counseling to reduce sodium intake

 

In more advanced stages of heart disease, medication may benecessary. Your doctor at the office of YZ Healthcare; Javaria Jabeen D.O. may prescribe cholesterol-lowering medications or drugs to flush out excess fluid or open up your arteries to improve blood pressure. The goal of your heart disease treatment plan is to resolve heart disease-related issues while lowering your overall risk of chronic disease. 

Click on the online scheduler to book your heart disease exam at the office of YZ Healthcare; Javaria Jabeen D.O. today, or call to book by phone.