Belton Regional Medical Center offers 24/7 Emergency heart care and a variety of on-site inpatient and outpatient heart care services conducted by experienced specialists committed to the health and wellness of our patients. Leading-edge technology and skilled clinicians offer a wide-range of cardiac specialty services including:
- 24-Hour Emergency Care
- Chemical Stress Tests
- Coronary Calcium Score
- Exercise Stress Tests
- Heart Imaging
- Holter Monitoring
Symptoms of heart disease are varied and hard to predict without the oversight of a primary care physician and/or cardiologist depending on your family history. It is important to consult a physician early as drug therapies and advances in medicine have improved early interventions.
It is essential to learn the signs of a heart attack. Fast action can save lives- maybe your own.
- Chest pain or discomfort - it may feel like pressure or a squeezing pain in your chest or like indigestion. Also, you may feel shoulder, arm, neck, jaw or back pain.
- Shortness of breath - often comes along with chest discomfort but can also occur before.
- Other symptoms - breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea, or light-headedness, upper body discomfort in one or both arms, the neck, jaw or stomach.