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Heart Diseases and Conditions Treated at Cottonwood Cardiology


​​​​Heart disease is the number one cause of death in this country. But it is​ also one of the most preventable. The choices you make every day – what to eat, how you respond to stress, whether or not you exercise – affect how much you’re at risk. Click on a condition below to learn more.

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Arrhythmia

An arrhythmia is a disorder of the heart rate (pulse) or heart rhythm, such as beating too fast (tachycardia), too slow (bradycardia), or irregularly.

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Heart Attack

A heart attack occurs when blood flow to a part of your heart is blocked for a long enough time that part of the heart muscle is damaged or dies.

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Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital heart disease refers to a problem with the heart’s structure and function due to abnormal heart development before birth. Congenital means present at birth.

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High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force against the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps blood through your body.

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a lifelong (chronic) disease in which there are high levels of sugar in the blood.

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Stroke

A stroke happens when blood flow to a part of the brain stops. A stroke is sometimes called a “brain attack.”

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On-site Testing/Imaging

Cottonwood Cardiology is pleased to offer our patients the convenience of on-site testing and imaging services.​


Ask Your Doctor

​​​​Patients diagnosed with heart disease often have many questions regarding their condition and treatment options. Click the link below for questions you may want to ask your doctor.


Patient Education

For patients seeking more information regarding a condition or treatment, we recommend the following online resources.​