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.

The Difference Between Seizures and Epilepsy

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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Be Gentle with Your Joints

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 1.2 million Kentuckians. "The hallmark of osteoarthritis is the breakdown of cartilage -- the part...
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The Heart Murmur Clinic in Paducah

Dr. Nicholas Lopez III discusses what a heart murmur is, the types of heart murmurs you may encounter, and how the heart clinic at Baptist Health Paducah helps with your recovery.

Breathe Easy with Asthma

Asthma is a chronic lung condition in which the air passages constrict and become inflamed, leading to breathlessness, wheezing, chest tightness and coughing. Asthma...