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  • Cardiology

    Consultations & Second Opinions

    Cardiology

    Consultations & Second Opinions

    Finding out you may a have heart condition can be frightening. Shahzad MD specializes in consultations and second opinions, and helps put his patients at ease with his knowledge and compassion.
  • Preventative & Wellness

    Preventative & Wellness

    Preventative & Wellness

    Preventative & Wellness

    Both Heart disease and stoke are in the top 5 leading causes of death in the U.S. If you live a healthy lifestyle and follow preventative measures, you are drastically reducing your chance of having either condition.
  • Diagnostic Testing

    Diagnostic Testing

    Diagnostic Testing

    Diagnostic Testing

    It is very important to know and understand signs and possible symptoms of heart disease. We utilize a variety of tests and studies in order to properly diagnose each patient.
  • Procedures

    Procedures

    Procedures

    Procedures

    From minor out-patient services to major in-patient operations, Shahzad MD has the experience and knowledge for every cardiac procedure, from stenting to pacemakers.

Education

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Stroke
  3. Hypertension
  4. Protect your Heart

What is Heart Disease?

Heart disease, also called Heart and blood vessel disease, describes a range of conditions that affect your heart. There are many diseases that are categorized as heart disease, including coronary artery disease, arrhythmias (heart rhythm problems, and congenital heart defects (heart defects you are...

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Atherosclerosis: Symptoms, Risk Factors, and Health Complications

Atherosclerosis, or arteriosclerotic vascular disease, is a disease in which plaque builds up inside your arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood to your heart and other parts of your body. Plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances found in the b...

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What is Arrhythmia?

Arrhythmias are abnormal beats. The term arrhythmia refers to any change from the normal sequence of electrical impulses, causing abnormal heart rhythms. Arrhythmias may be completely harmless or life-threatening. Some arrhythmias are so brief (for example, a temporary pause or premature beat) that...

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Everything You Need to Know About Stroke

Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the US, with one person dying every 4 minutes as a result. For African Americans, stroke is the 3rd leading cause of death. In the US, approximately 40% of stroke deaths are in males, with 60% in females. According to the American Heart Association (AHA)...

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Ischemic Strokes

Ischemic stroke is the most common form of stroke, accounting for around 87% of strokes. This type of stroke is caused by blockages or narrowing of the arteries that provide blood to the brain, resulting in ischemia - severely reduced blood flow. These blockages are often caused by blood clots, whi...

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Hemorrhagic Strokes

Hemorrhagic stroke is caused by arteries in the brain either leaking blood or bursting open. The leaked blood puts pressure on brain cells and damages them. Blood vessels can burst or spill blood in the middle of the brain or near the surface of the brain, sending blood into the space between the br...

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Hypertension: What it is and what causes it

High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when your blood pressure increases to unhealthy levels. Your blood pressure measurement considers how quickly blood is passing through your veins and the amount of resistance the blood meets while it’s pumping. Blood pressure is the force exerted b...

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Hypertension: Why it’s such a big deal

High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when your blood pressure increases to unhealthy levels. Your blood pressure measurement considers how quickly blood is passing through your veins and the amount of resistance the blood meets while it’s pumping. Click here to learn more about Hyperte...

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Hypertension: Ways to Control and Prevent

High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when your blood pressure increases to unhealthy levels. Your blood pressure measurement considers how quickly blood is passing through your veins and the amount of resistance the blood meets while it’s pumping. Click here for more information on hyp...

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Lifestyle Modifications for Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the #1 cause of death in the United States, accounting for 1 in 7 deaths in the U.S. In the U.S., someone has a stroke every 40 seconds1. One of the biggest contributors to these statistics is a lack of commitment to healthy living. Your...

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Eating the Right Fats for Your Heart

When it comes to dietary fat, what matters most is the type of fat you eat. Healthy fats are necessary and beneficial for your health; however unhealthy fats raise your cholesterol and can harm your heart. Rather than adopting a low-fat diet, it’s more important to focus on eating beneficial ...

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Smoking and The Effects on Your Health

The Facts Tobacco use is the "most important preventable cause of premature death in the United States. Cigarette smoking is so widespread and significant as a risk factor that the Surgeon General has called it 'the leading preventable cause of disease and deaths in the United States.'1 Smoking in...

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A Reputation for Excellence

Now Accepting New Patients

Dr. Shahzad is a board certified cardiologist, voted and recognized for the 2010 Most Compassionate Doctor Award. He is currently accepting new patients and can work with most insurance carriers. He was also interviewed on Channel 2 news for implanting the first Wireless pacemaker in Texas, and second in the nation.

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