Left vs Right Sided Heart Failure

Heart failure is a condition where the heart is weakened and unable to pump blood effectively, resulting in insufficient blood flow to the body’s...

Living with Chronic Heart Failure

Chronic heart failure is a condition that can't be cured, although it can be treated and maintained with the help of medical experts. Learn how Baptist Health helps patients live a full life with chronic heart failure.

Female Heart Attack Symptoms

Bianca Ummat, MD, discusses female heart attack symptoms and what women can do to help prevent a heart attack.

Participating in the CREST 2 Study

Baptist Health Lexington participates in the CREST 2 study alongside the NIH to determine the best method for reducing the chance of stroke. Learn more about the study from this video.

Can I Have High Cholesterol in My 20s or 30s?

The short answer to this question is: "Yes." Everything You Need to Know About High Cholesterol in Your 20s and 30s Cholesterol is a substance made...

Relationship Between Crash Diets & Heart Problems

Fad diets just make you hungry and grumpy. Whether you try the cabbage-soup diet, a juice cleanse or another regimen that promotes speed over...

Heart Attack vs. Heart Failure vs. Cardiac Arrest

People often use the terms heart attack, heart failure and cardiac arrest interchangeably. While these heart complications are linked, they are three distinct conditions....

7 Heart Attack Signs for Women

Even when a heart attack is occurring, women are often slow to realize what's happening. The reason? Women's heart attack symptoms are different than...

The Heart Murmur Clinic in Paducah

Dr. Nicholas Lopez III discusses what a heart murmur is, the types of heart murmurs you may encounter, and how the heart clinic at Baptist Health Paducah helps with your recovery.

Atrial Fibrillation Management in Louisville

Management of chronic atrial fibrillation is key to a healthy and happy heart. Learn more about how Baptist Health Louisville helps you medically manage your atrial fibrillation.

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Left vs Right Sided Heart Failure

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