Episode 15Heart Disease & Sleep

“Heart disease is the number one killer all over the world and is the most common diagnosis that patients go home with from hospital,” explains Dr. Patel in this &SLEEP episode. Dr. Patel discusses how the breathing disruption caused by sleep apnea can increase the risk of heart disease and symptoms such as atrial fibrillation “a-fib,” and stroke, and explains how treatment of sleep apnea can help reduce patients’ risk of heart problems overall.

Dr. Vinod Patel, MD

Dr. Vinod Patel is honored to serve the medical needs of New York with a focus on Cardiovascular disease, Interventional Cardiology, and Cardiology Imaging. He holds patents for medical devices he has developed and co-authored over 25 pieces of published research. Dr. Patel is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine, Echocardiogram, Endo vascular intervention and Interventional Cardiology.


The above information is not intended to replace professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Individual results may vary.
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