Fast Food And Your Heart Health

Did you just fall off the fast-food wagon? A steady, high-fat diet can wreak havoc on the delicate inner lining of your arteries and...

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...

Heart Health Action Plan

Heart disease is nothing to take lightly  - it's the No. 1 killer of both men and women. But fortunately, there are things you...

The Difference Between Systolic and Diastolic Heart Failure

People often believe that “heart failure” means that a person’s heart simply stops beating. However, this chronic condition actually involves any scenario in which...

Before & After Open Heart Surgery | What To Expect

The term “open heart surgery” refers to any procedure in which the chest is cut open and surgery is performed on the heart muscle,...

What Is The Cardiovascular System?

The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood that is moved throughout the body to support cells. It is a one-way...

Left-Sided Heart Failure vs. Right-Sided Heart Failure Differences

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...

Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair & Treatment in Paducah

Medical advancements over the past 20 years have allowed doctors to repair thoracic aortic aneurysms with minimally invasive procedures. Learn how an aortic aneurysm is treated at Baptist Health.

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.

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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.