The Best Heart Treatment Begins with the Right Services
The UF Health Cardiovascular Center in Jacksonville, Florida, provides numerous
patient care programs to treat routine and complex heart disease conditions.
Cardiac rehabilitation is a medically supervised exercise, nutrition and lifestyle
program designed to help patients with heart conditions and limit the physiological
and psychological effects of cardiac illness. [More]
Electrophysiology studies are tests that record and monitor the electrical activity
of your heart. This type of testing can determine what causes abnormal electrical
activity in the heart.
Heart Disease Prevention
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men and women in the United States. There are
ways to reduce the risk of heart disease, including avoidance of tobacco, maintaining
a healthy weight, eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly.
Heart failure is a major public health problem that strikes nearly 500,000 new patients
each year. Heart failure can result from hypertension, coronary artery disease,
heart attack and diseases of the heart muscle.
Blockages in the main arteries of the heart, a disease status called coronary artery
disease, remains the leading cause of death in the United States. Certain areas
of the heart may receive less blood flow because of these blockages.
Non-invasive diagnostic testing and cardiovascular imaging at UF Health Jacksonville
focuses on diagnosis and follow-up of heart disease by using state-of-the-art technologies.
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, is a condition that affects blood circulation
in places outside of the heart and brain, such as in the arms, legs or kidneys.
PAD is caused by the narrowing of blood vessels and arteries.
Structural Heart and Valvular Disease Program
Structural heart disease refers to a number of conditions that may be congenital
in nature or abnormalities caused by other diseases or simple wear and tear that
may come as a person ages.
Vascular disease is any condition that affects the vascular system, which includes
the arteries, veins and vessels that move blood and lymph (white blood cells) throughout
Women's Cardiovascular Program
Heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women in the United States. However,
for more than two decades, more women than men have died of heart disease annually.
Women face unique challenges and have particular needs when it comes to their heart
Find out more about UF Health’s cardiovascular services or arrange an appointment
with a leading heart health specialist by calling 904-383-1000.
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