We found 4 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept AARP near Cypress, TX.

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Dr. Rupin A Kadakia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
21216 Nw Freeway; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Rupin Kadakia works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX and Cypress, TX. Dr. Kadakia (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Hindi. His areas of expertise include the following: heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. Dr. Kadakia's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Kadakia is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kadakia completed residency programs at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Stent, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Kamran K Sherwani, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
21216 Nw Freeway; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Kamran Sherwani is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist in Houston, TX and Cypress, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Sherwani include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He obtained his medical school training at East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine and Rawalpindi Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). Dr. Sherwani (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart failure, mitral valve disease, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, High Cholesterol, Stroke, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mukarram A Baig, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
21216 Nw Freeway; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Mukarram Baig's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Baig's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Baig is accepting new patients. He is a graduate of Aga Khan University Medical College and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart failure, mitral valve disease, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, High ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
21216 Nw Freeway; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Mohammed Khan is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among Dr. Khan's clinical interests: renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Khan is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Khan graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Khan completed Dr. Khan's residency training at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Khan is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Khan's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart valve disease, heart attack, mitral valve disease, coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

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What are Heart Problems?

The heart is one of the most important organs in the body. This smooth muscle expands and contracts rhythmically our entire lifetime, pumping blood to our lungs and then to every other cell in our body. When heart problems occur, it becomes difficult for the body to get the nutrients and oxygen it needs via the blood. So while there are a variety of illnesses and disorders that affect the heart, most of them make you feel weak, tired, and short of breath. The most common heart conditions include heart disease, angina, arrhythmia, and valve disorders.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. This includes coronary artery disease, heart attacks, congestive heart failure, and congenital heart disease. Some conditions, such as genetics, cannot be controlled. But there are many other things you can do to lower your risk for heart disease. Controlling high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, reducing or stopping smoking, exercising more and losing weight if needed, and eating a diet low in sodium can all protect your heart.

Angina is a squeezing type of chest pain that happens when the muscles around your heart don’t get enough oxygen. It can be regular or infrequent. Usually, angina is caused by coronary heart disease. However, not all chest pain is angina. Chest pain can also be caused by a lung infection or panic attack, for example, so it is important to have any sudden pain checked.

Arrhythmia is the word for when the heart beats too fast, too slow, or irregularly with skipped beats. It can feel frightening, and depending on the type it can be dangerous, but in most cases arrhythmia is not serious and can be treated. It is very common, especially in older adults.

Heart valve problems can happen in any one of the the heart’s four valves that keep blood flowing where it needs to go. Babies can be born with problems in their heart valves, or valves can be damaged by infections. The valves can stiffen and become less mobile, or they can stop closing properly and ‘leak’ when the heart beats. Valve problems can usually be repaired surgically.
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