About Us

Heart disease (also known as cardiovascular disease) is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This broad term encompasses a wide range of cardiovascular problems. Congenital heart disease is a type of heart disease that children are born with, usually caused by heart defects that are present at birth. Congenital heart defects may have long-term effects on a child’s health. They’re usually treated with surgery, catheter procedures, medications, and in severe cases, heart transplants.

  • Catheter Procedures

    A catheter procedure can be a diagnostic tool as well as a form of treatment for certain types of heart disease. Some types of heart disease stem from abnormalities in the heart’s structure.

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  • Blood Thinners

    Blood thinners prevent blood clots, which can stop blood flow to the heart. Learn about how they work, who should take them, side effects, and natural remedies. They can cause a heart attack or stroke.

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  • Beta-Blockers

    Beta-blockers are often prescribed for irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias), high blood pressure, and after heart attacks.They’re a class of medication used to block the effects of stress hormones.

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