What to know about variable heart rhythms and AFib
An Ohio State cardiac electrophysiologist shares what to know about heart rhythms and AFib.
During this time of public health concern, the Heart and Vascular Center at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center remains open for appointments, including telehealth or video visits. For all in-person visits, you can feel secure in the knowledge that our locations are safe. We’ve taken significant measures to minimize the risk of the spread of COVID-19 and worked tirelessly to ensure that our patients are protected.
To schedule an appointment, call 614-293-ROSS. Visit our COVID-19 page to get the latest information about how Ohio State is handling the outbreak.
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Heart disease describes a variety of disorders and conditions that affect the heart. It’s the leading cause of death for both women and men in the United States, but it can be prevented.
You can reduce your risk for heart disease through lifestyle choices and taking the steps below:
Although heart disease is preventable through modifying lifestyle factors above, some risk factors are beyond your control, such as:
However, you can significantly lower your risk of heart disease by managing or reducing the risk factors you can control through healthy lifestyle changes. Ohio State’s Heart and Vascular Center is committed to improving your health by helping you take steps to prevent heart disease before problems arise.
Learn more about how Ohio State is leading the way in heart and vascular treatment, and helping patients survive.
Tom Ryan, MD, director of Ohio State’s Heart and Vascular Center, explains what heart disease is, what the common signs and symptoms are of heart disease and when to seek care with a physician.
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