What is Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)?

Atrial septal defect (ASD) is a hole in the septum, or muscular tissue, between the left and right atria, the upper valves of the...

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...

5 Silent Signs & Symptoms of Early Heart Disease

Heart disease symptoms don’t always show up in in-your-face ways. Sometimes the clues are subtle. But first, the obvious: If you experience symptoms of a...

Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack vs. Heart Failure: What Are The...

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

Chest Pain Symptoms: When Should I Be Worried?

Chest pain is never something you should ignore. If you are experiencing it and don’t know the cause, it is always best to seek...

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.

Female Heart Attack Symptoms

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

New Tests to Diagnose Heart Failure at Baptist Health La Grange

Learn about the new technologies that Baptist Health La Grange uses for the early detection of heart failure. Watch this video to learn more about heart failure screening from Baptist Health.

4 Tips to Keep Your Ticker Healthy

Every month we will be featuring experts from across our healthcare system to share tips and tricks with us on how to live healthier...

How Does Your Heart Work?

To understand how the heart works, you first have to understand the heart’s anatomy. The heart is a pump made up of muscle tissue and...

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Therapeutic Hypothermia after Cardiac Arrest in Paducah, Kentucky

Therapeutic hypothermia is the lowering of the body’s temperature after cardiac arrest to preserve neurological function. Learn more about the therapeutic hypothermia protocol from Baptist Health.
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Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery in Louisville, Kentucky

Aortic valve replacement is a catheter-based, minimally invasive procedure that can help treat aortic valve stenosis. Learn more about this heart procedure from Baptist Health.
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Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment Options in Lexington, Kentucky

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) occurs when plaque builds up in the arteries, causing symptoms of pain and changes in skin color. Learn about Baptist Health's treatments for peripheral artery disease.