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Jeffrey M Mahoney, MD
(402) 572-3300
6901 N 72nd St
Omaha, NE
Business
Heart Consultants PC
Specialties
Cardiology

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Dr.Atul Ramachandran
(402) 398-5880
11111 S 84th St # 2119
Papillion, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dwaine J Peetz
(402) 827-5500
7710 Mercy Rd
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Shirley Landen Huerter, MD
(402) 398-5880
7500 Mercy Rd
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Alegent Health Sw Iowa Med Ctr, Council Blfs, Ia; Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Ne; Bergan Mercy Med Ctr, Omaha, Ne
Group Practice: Bergan Cardiology Specialists

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Dennis Patrick Tierney, MD
(402) 398-5880
7500 Mercy Rd
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1977

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Richard Max Fleming, MD
(402) 343-0800
1205 Roland Dr
Papillion, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

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S H Mehr, MD
(402) 398-6984
8916 H St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Nuclear Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Languages
English, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Este (Uce), Esc De Med, San Pedro De MacOris
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: N H S Univ Nebraska Med Ctr, Omaha, Ne; Bergan Mercy Med Ctr, Omaha, Ne; Midlands Community Hospital, Papillion, Ne
Group Practice: Alegent Health Pet Ctr

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Hugh Sanford Levin, MD
(402) 398-5880
7710 Mercy Rd Ste 426
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1956

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Stephen M O'Connor
(402) 398-5880
7500 Mercy Rd
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Cardiology

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Timothy R Fangman
(402) 398-5880
7500 Mercy Rd
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Keeping your Heart healthy

Keeping Your Heart Healthy

By Robin Hoogshagen, RPH
Manager of Wal-Mart's Corporate Office Pharmacy

It's easy to have your eyes examined, and many people see their dentist regularly, but do you know how healthy your heart is?

The American Heart Association says heart disease is our country's No. 1 killer, and 63 million Americans face some form of cardiovascular illness. Why do so many of us suffer from heart-related problems? And what should you do to keep your own heart healthy?

The first step is to assess your risk. Some risk factors are within your control, such as choosing not to smoke, making sure you control high blood pressure and limiting the amount of stress in your life.

Other factors are out of your control - things like age, whether heart disease runs in your family, and even your gender (a higher number of men suffer from cardiovascular disease than women).

Let's take a look at how some of these factors relate to you:

Assess your Risk

Cigarette smoking - Don't smoke - and stay away from smokers as much as possible. Chemicals in cigarettes cause blood vessels to narrow and lose their elasticity. In addition, smoking can affect your cholesterol level, another risk factor.

Low HDL cholesterol - If your HDL cholesterol level is too low (40mg/dL or lower), you may be at greater risk for heart problems. HDL cholesterol is the "good" cholesterol because it cleans fat out of the blood stream. The result - high levels of HDL cholesterol can help prevent a heart attack.

High blood pressure - This is easily controlled if detected. If your blood pressure reaches levels greater than 140/90 mm/Hg on a sustained basis, this puts extra strain on your heart and your blood vessels.

Family history of early heart disease - Does heart disease run in your family? If the answer is yes, you'll want to be extra cautious if the men in your family experience heart-related problems in their mid-50s or younger, or if the women in your family experience heart-related problems at 65 or younger.

Age - There's no getting around it: Someone with a younger heart is likely to have fewer heart-related problems than people in their 40s, 50s or 60s. Bad habits can catch up to you at this point in your life. Years of smoking, eating a diet high in fat and empty calories, and letting high blood pressure go untreated can take a heavy toll on your heart.

How to Know if You're Having a Heart Attack

Unfortunately, sometimes even the fittest people can experience heart attacks. If it happened to you, would you know it? And would you know what to do?

Contrary to popular belief, heart attacks aren't always the earth-shaking events we imagine. It is possible to suffer a heart attack and not even know it for days or months, when a medical exam or further testing uncovers it. You might even think you're just having a bad case of indigestion.

Here are signs that might point to a heart attack:

Chest pain - Usually local...

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