What is Heart Disease?

Coronary artery disease (CAD), also called coronary heart disease, is a condition in which plaque builds up inside the coronary arteries. These arteries supply your heart muscle with oxygen-rich blood.

Plaque narrows the coronary arteries and reduces blood flow to your heart muscle. It also makes it more likely that blood clots will form in your arteries. Blood clots can partially or completely block blood flow.

Patient Information
HIPAA and Privacy

HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was originally forged in 1991. It became law in 1996 and includes strict, far-reaching requirements for an estimated 23 Million American health care providers to insure the confidentiality and privacy of patient information.

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If you think you are having a heart attack or if you are having chest pain or shortness of breath, please call 911.

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