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AT FORT BEND HEART CENTER, OUR PATIENTS ARE TREATED BY HIGHLY QUALIFIED PHYSICIANS
Dr. Naim Al-Adli, M.D., F.A.C.C.
America's Top Cardiologists (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010) by the Consumers' Research Council of America
Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
Licensed in Nuclear Cardiology
Graduate of Jordan University Medical School.
internship and residency completed at Seton Hall University in New Jersey.
Cardiovascular training was obtained at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Completed advanced training at the Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Louisiana for Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Peripheral Vascular Disease and Pacemaker Implantation.
Profecient in a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic heart and vascular procedures.
Causes and Treatments
...Lifestyle changes to lower cholesterol include eating a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet; exercising; quitting smoking; drinking
alcohol in moderation; and controlling diabetes and high blood pressure...
Frequently Asked Questions
...High blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, cigarette smoking, diabetes and obesity can all increase a person's risk of heart disease...
...Lifestyle changes to lower cholesterol include eating a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet; exercising; quitting smoking; drinking alcohol in moderation; and controlling diabetes and high blood pressure...
...When blood pressure reaches life-threatening levels, the following symptoms may be noticeable:
Dizziness or lightheadedness
Pounding in the head or chest
Sharp chest pains
Elevated blood pressure may be inherited or related to other factors including:
Diet high in saturated fat and/or sodium
You can help manage your hypertension and lower your risk of stroke by making lifestyle changes or with medication from your doctor...
Coronary Artery Disease
...Risk factors for CAD often include diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and a family history of CAD...