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 Symptoms That May Indicate 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...

The Difference Between Heart Attack, Heart Failure & 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....

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...

Cardiovascular Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Age, weight and family history are all known factors for a heart attack, but there are other, less obvious situations that can put even...

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Pacemaker vs. Defibrillator

Differences Between Pacemaker & Defibrillator

Two devices that help patients manage their heart conditions are pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). Both affect the beating of the heart, which...
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Anticoagulation Clinic in Madisonville, Kentucky

This anticoagulation clinic in Madisonville helps patients with DVT or pulmonary embolism manage blood clot formation in legs, hands, and more. Learn about anticoagulation from Baptist Health.
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CABG Open Heart Surgery in Madisonville, Kentucky

A coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) is an open heart surgery procedure that requires precise attention to care. Learn about the importance of having CABG surgery at a local hospital from Baptist Health.