Symptoms and Conditions

As a board-certified, fellowship-trained cardiologist in Aventura, Dr. Alan Ackermann will evaluate your heart disease risk factors and symptoms, then refer you for heart and vascular tests to help him diagnose and manage your condition. There are a number of symptoms that may indicate a serious or life-threatening heart problem. If you experience any of these symptoms, you should seek treatment immediately. Symptoms of Heart Disease or Heart Attack:

  • Chest pain or chest discomfort
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue upon exertion
  • Heart palpitations
  • Dizziness or fainting
  • Swelling in the legs
  • Leg pain while walking

These symptoms could be the result of any number of heart and cardiovascular diseases, including:

If you have experienced any of the symptoms above for reasons you cannot explain, do not ignore them! Call Dr. Ackermann in Aventura, Florida for an urgent appointment. He can be reached at (305) 935-5101. For non-urgent matters, you can use our interactive form to request an appointment online.

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