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Dr. Ratan K Ahuja, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
759 Harley Strickland Boulevard
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Ratan Ahuja practices adult cardiology in Orange City, FL and Lake Mary, FL. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Ahuja is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at Maulana Azad Medical Center, Dr. Ahuja attended medical school at the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences. In addition to English, Dr. Ahuja (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajendra Govind Hippalgaonkar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
932 Saxon Boulevard; Suite A
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Rajendra Hippalgaonkar works as an adult cardiologist. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Hippalgaonkar obtained his medical school training at Osmania University and performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Dr. Karuna Ahuja, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
759 Harley Strickland Boulevard
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Karuna Ahuja is a critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology specialist in Orange City, FL and Lake Mary, FL. Dr. Ahuja is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ahuja takes. She attended GSVM Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with State University of New York (SUNY). In addition to English, Dr. Ahuja (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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All Interests: Bronchoscopy, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Pontenciano D Gonzales Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
62 Spring Vista Drive
Debary, FL
 

Dr. Pontenciano Gonzales practices family medicine in Debary, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gonzales honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Gonzales (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino and Spanish. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2555 S Volusia Avenue
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Syed-Bilal Ahmed is an internist in Orange City, FL and Deland, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Ahmed is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. He obtained his medical school training at Dow Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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What is a Heart Attack?

A heart attack is a serious medical event that happens when the blood supplying oxygen to the heart is cut off, usually because of a blockage in an artery. This results in damage or death of part of the heart muscle. The heart can heal, but like any part of the body that was injured it leaves a scar. This scar tissue does not contract effectively, so the ability of the heart to pump is lowered after a heart attack.

A heart attack, sometimes called a myocardial infarction, can happen without warning. However there are certain factors that raise the risk of heart attack. Some of these are:
  • Age
  • Gender (most heart attack sufferers are male)
  • A family history of heart attacks
  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Unhealthy lifestyle choices (lack of exercise, poor diet, too much alcohol or stress)

Heart attacks typically feel like pain or pressure in the chest that can radiate out to the back, arm, or jaw. Some other symptoms can include fatigue or weakness, shortness of breath, sweating, and nausea.

Treatment aims to increase blood flow to the heart muscle by opening up blocked blood vessels. Medications are sometimes used to dissolve clots in the arteries. Aspirin and other medications such as Plavix can thin the blood and make clots less likely to form. Dilators can widen blood vessels to make room for more blood to flow. Doctors can also use a procedure called catheterization to look at the blood vessels around the heart directly, place stents, or widen vessels using angioplasty. In extreme cases bypass surgery can be used to help blood flow better. After recovery, it is important to lead a healthy lifestyle and take any prescribed medications in order to protect the heart.
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