Sometimes the only explanation for how we survive certain tragedies is that God is watching over us. That was definitely the case for Missy Johnson, a CHI St. Vincent patient from East End.
As we get older, we’re more at risk for heart disease. And we can’t change our family history or genetics.
Cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death in the U.S. “Chest pain is the most important symptom of a heart attack. When you have chest pain and you are at risk of having a heart problem, don’t wait for anything. Either call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. Take action.
Most people have the classic symptoms – chest discomfort, difficulty breathing with activity, leg swelling, excessive fatigue.
Did you know exercise can help prevent heart disease? By getting regular physical activity, you can maintain a healthy weight and lower your blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels.
Obesity is not just a cosmetic problem. It can lead to long-term serious health problems.
Obesity is a condition that can lead to serious health complications. If this is not successful, weight loss surgery may be a good option.
Morbid obesity can lead to long-term chronic health conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Losing weight is an important part of reducing risk for these conditions.
Advanced treatment options have provided new opportunities for patients with brain tumors.
If left untreated, elevated AIC can lead to serious health problems like cardiovascular disease and limb amputation.
If a person has an aneurysm or a blockage in their carotid artery, they are at high risk of having a stroke. The Arkansas Neuroscience Institute provides a revolutionary treatment option.
The holiday season has officially started, and with it comes gatherings which usually revolve around food. Friends and family start sharing traditions. Tables are filled with scrumptious and perhaps sometimes not so healthy choices.
There are two parts to the high risk breast cancer program,. One is the imaging – once a year mammogram and once a year MRI alternating every six months – coordinated with a clinical exam.”
There are many reasons why a woman might need breast surgery. One reason might be because you feel a mass during a self-exam. Or a mass or abnormality is detected on imaging or ultrasound during your mammogram.
September is National Cholesterol Education Month, making it a prime time to encourage people to pay attention to their cholesterol levels.
Advancements in neurology and neurosurgery have led to a greater understanding of brain tumors, including how they are diagnosed and treated.
We must stay hydrated for our body to function correctly. Our bodies need extra hydration and what a better way than enjoying the perfect summer fruit: watermelon.
To help share the power of human kindness, CHI St. Vincent is partnering with the Sherwood Humane Society to sponsor Pet Adoption Days from Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, 2022.
Aortic valve stenosis is one of the most common and serious heart problems, but many patients like John Dinofrio don’t recognize symptoms until their blood flow becomes greatly restricted.
Don’t look at food as a temptation, rather a controlled situation. You must be in control of your food and not allow your food to be in control of you. Don’t look at exercise as a drudgery, rather a fun activity. Find something you like and get active!