An Echocardiography is an ultrasound of the heart. It is a kind of medical imaging of the heart, using standard ultrasound or Doppler ultrasound. Symptoms of heart disease are a racing heartbeat, slow heartbeat, chest pain or discomfort, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting.
Ways to prevent heart disease control your blood pressure, keeping your cholesterol and triglyceride levels under control, staying at a healthy weight, eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercising, limiting alcohol, not smoking, and managing stress. Tips on finding the right heart doctor are getting referrals, read patient reviews, knowing what your insurance covers, and trust your first impression of the doctor.
To conclude, talk to your primary physician or a heart doctor and determine if you need echocardiography. The benefits of doing so are so worth the effort and will lead to better health.