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.

Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease in which the brain and spinal cord develop lesions that can cause a wide range of symptoms including...

Stroke Treatment in Paducah

Baptist Health Paducah has a nationally certified stroke center that specializes in the prevention and treatment of strokes. Learn more about your stroke treatment options and hear a survivor's experience.

Stroke Prevention with the Watchman Device at Floyd

At Baptist Health Floyd, the Watchman device reduces the risk of stroke by treating atrial fibrillation without using blood thinners. Learn more about the Watchman procedure and how it works to prevent strokes.

Epileptic Seizures vs. Non-Epileptic Seizures

A question frequently asked by someone who has had an epileptic seizure or who has a loved one who has had one is, “Are...

Causes and Risk Factors for Stroke

A stroke occurs when blood flow to a portion of the brain is cut off or greatly reduced. This deprives the brain tissue of...

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Left vs Right Sided Heart Failure

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30 Minute meatless chili

Vegetarians know beans about protein. Beans are truly a power food, chock-full of minerals such a magnesium and potassium (good for bone and muscle maintenance),...
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Recipe: Oven-Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is a summer staple, but it’s also — bummer — not very good for us. Fried foods tend to be high in...
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Tips to Start Running if You’re Over 40

Running is great exercise. It works our hearts, lungs and major muscle groups and strengthens our bones. And despite what we sometimes think of...

Defining and Managing Diabetes

Learn about managing diabetes, the two types of diabetes, and how to improve medications impact with your diet.