"There's a new study that has shown that in women who breastfeed, they reduce their later risk of heart disease, and the longer they breastfeed, the lower the risk later in life," said Tomas H. Ayala, M.D., FACC, a general cardiologist in Baltimore, who sees patients at The Heart Center at Reisterstown, a satellite location of The Heart Center at Mercy.
A video of Dr. Ayala discussing the connection between breastfeeding and reducing heart disease risk is available here:
Tomas H. Ayala, M.D., FACC, is a general cardiologist in Baltimore, Maryland. He sees patients at The Heart Center at Reisterstown, a satellite location of The Heart Center at Mercy. Dr. Ayala provides a range of care to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease. He has an interest in cardiac imaging, valvular heart disease and geriatric cardiology.
Dr. Tomas Ayala has provided adults of all ages comprehensive cardiology care for more than 15 years. With Fellowship training in Cardiology, Dr. Ayala offers personalized care, concentrating on the best treatment plans to improve patient health and quality of life. He treats patients with congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, hyperten
He is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Ayala is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology as well as a member of the American Society of Echocardiography and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.
Dr. Tomas Ayala is committed to providing focused care for his patients. He is currently a Testamur of the ASCeXAM in adult Echocardiology, signifying his achievement in passing the Board exam and progressing to the "Board Eligible" stage. Echocardiography Board Certification will place Dr. Ayala among a group of distinguished experts in cardiovascular ultrasound interpretation and enable him to offer enhanced patient care for cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Ayala works with his patients to help them prevent and manage heart disease and maintain proper heart health. He places emphasis on patient education and understanding of risk factors and medical conditions, encouraging patients to take an active role in their care.
Dr. Tomas Ayala uses comprehensive testing and diagnostic services, including transthoracic echocardiography, transesophag