What to expect?
During the cardiology consultation, your cardiologist will evaluate past medical history, perform thorough physical examination and tests to assess the risk of developing heart diseases. Early diagnosis may have a better prognosis and minimize the complications.
When you arrive for the consultation with your cardiologist:
Carry all necessary medical records for the discussion. It helps in better understanding about your heart condition and avoids repetition of diagnostic tests
Be prepared to discuss about your past medical history, surgical history, family history, and medications that you are taking
Remember to talk about your lifestyle habits, dietary habits and also about your profession. Your lifestyle and nature of job may be associated with risk for cardiac diseases