Yasir Yaqub MD
Cardiologist | Interventional Cardiology330 S 5th St Suite 104 Enid OK, 73701
Dr. Yasir Yaqub is a cardiologist practicing in Enid, OK. Dr. Yaqub specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Yaqub also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
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- What are the Methods to Lower Cholesterol Levels?
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- Your Risk of a Heart Attack Increases While Grieving
Mourning the death of a loved one will increase the risk of heart attack in the days immediately following the death of the loved one. The risk is elevated in the month that follows the loss, according to a new study. According to the researchers, this is the first study to see whether grieving can...
- Heart Palpitations: What Is It and What Are the Causes?
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