The Science of a Broken Heart

Can a Broken Heart Cause Physical Pain? Most people have experienced emotional heartbreak. What is often break-up pain or pain from the death of a...

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...

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...

Symptoms of High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, is a very common condition in adults and can be caused by a wide range of factors,...

Repairing Aortic Aneurysm with Less Invasive Operations in Louisville

Baptist Health surgeons perform endovascular aneurysm repair through the groin using CT scans and images. Learn about the techniques specialists use during aneurysm operations, such as the repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Types of Diagnostic Medical Imaging Explained

Medical imaging is the process of creating visual representations of internal organs, bones, abnormal growths or inflammations, and other structures or areas. It is...

Participating in Cardiac Research & Clinical Trials in Louisville

Cardiovascular research trials are investigations to determine if a new drug, device, or procedure can treat a specific heart disease or condition. Learn more about participating in cardiology research trials with Baptist Health.

How to Prevent a Heart Attack in Lexington

Dr. Azhar Aslam, MD discusses heart attack prevention and what patients can do to help avoid heart disease. Learn more with this video from Baptist Health Lexington.

New Medications after a Heart Attack in Lexington

Dr. Robert Sawyer, MD discusses advances in medication for patients who've suffered a heart attack. Learn more about post heart attack medication with this video from Baptist Health Lexington.

Is it Heartburn or a Heart Attack?

You’ve just enjoyed a big dinner with friends and you, or one of your companions, begins suffering severe burning in the chest. We typically...

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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.