At the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity in Bingham Farms, Michigan, Joel Kahn, MD, and his skilled team help you avoid a heart attack by preventing and reversing cardiovascular disease. As one of the world’s top cardiologists, Dr. Kahn has seen and treated far too many heart attack patients. It’s his passion and calling to help you stop heart disease before it begins. Call the clinic to book your exclusive consultation with Dr. Kahn or use the online scheduling option.
If the blood flow to your heart is blocked, you will experience a serious medical event known as myocardial infarction — a heart attack. Blockages typically happen when plaque builds up over time and causes your arteries to narrow. Because the blockage deprives your heart of oxygen and nutrients, a heart attack can seriously damage your heart or it can kill you.
A heart attack has several telltale symptoms. They include:
Some men and women describe an intense feeling of heartburn or indigestion as their primary symptom. Dr. Kahn has treated thousands of sudden and severe heart attacks during his distinguished career.
Blocked arteries cause a heart attack but several risk factors lead to the blockage, including:
As you get older, you’re at greater risk of having a heart attack. Men over 45 and women over 55 are more likely to have a heart attack than younger adults.
In his short and powerful downloadable pamphlet, “Heart Attack Prevention Guide,” Dr. Kahn outlines seven steps you can take to help you avoid heart disease:
For more of his expert advice, you can access an array of Dr. Kahn’s insights at his blog, on his podcast, in his weekly newsletter, or from his 14-Day Heart Health Bootcamp.
Reduce your heart attack risk. Start with the Ultimate Heart Check Up with Dr. Kahn by calling the office or using the online scheduling option today.