When you’re a patient at Providence, we help you feel better today and reduce your risk of more serious disease tomorrow. We work with you to create a personalized plan to monitor and further diagnose your heart murmur. This plan includes everything from diagnosis to the support you need to feel your best. The result is compassionate, whole-person care for your body, mind and spirit.
Why Choose Us for Heart Murmur Care?
At Providence, we see the life in you. We are committed to making a positive difference in every life we touch.
More About Heart Murmurs
A heart murmur is a whooshing or rasping sound during the heartbeat, and can be heard through a stethoscope. It occurs when blood flow is turbulent through the heart valves or around the heart. Heart murmurs are common, especially in children. Having one does not necessarily mean that there is a problem with the heart.
Your heart care team uses many different methods to find out which therapies work best for you. They look at your symptoms, other medical conditions and overall health. They use the most advanced diagnostics to evaluate your condition. Depending on your case, this may include one or more of the following:
Personalized Treatment for Heart Murmurs
We know that no two patients are the same. This is why your care team works with you to design an individualized treatment plan based specifically on your heart condition and your personal needs. Every treatment plan includes lifestyle changes to support your recovery and long-term heart health.
Your care plan may include one or more of the following therapies:
Barbara Inman’s health was deteriorating when she was diagnosed with aortic valve disease. The 86-year-old woman’s Providence care team performed the minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure. The treatment helped Ms. Inman recover and get back to doting on her great-grandchildren.
When Donny Jones’s lifelong heart condition worsened, his Providence cardiologist reached out to the location where he could get the highly advanced treatment he needed. He was home just a few days later.
Meet the Team
At Providence, you'll have access to a vast network of dedicated and compassionate providers who offer personalized care by focusing on treatment, prevention and health education.