CHI St. Vincent and the Arkansas Neuroscience Institute are not only committed to treating strokes, they're committed to preventing them as well. Dr. Ali Krisht explains how ANI is a healthcare providing institute, but it is also an educational institute.
Your digestive health affects you daily, which is why we focus on taking a very personalized approach to care. Here are a few reasons you should get a colonoscopy.
When you've been diagnosed with hypertension, there are many simple lifestyle changes that can help lower your blood pressure including watching your sodium intake, maintaining a healthy weight and exercising.
One of the most common types of stroke is caused by a clot that prevents blood from reaching a part of the brain. Dr. Ali Krisht explains how these strokes are treated at CHI St. Vincent.
After a heart attack, heart or valve surgery, or other cardiac disease, CHI St. Vincent offers cardiac rehab. Brian Frame, Exercise Physiologist, explains the benefits of cardiac rehab.
If a person has a blockage or a complex aneurysm in their carotid artery, they're at high risk for a stroke. Dr. Ali Krisht says the Arkansas Neuroscience Institute at CHI St. Vincent provides a revolutionary treatment option.
Dr. Anthony Fletcher, Interventional Cardiologist at CHI St. Vincent, describes the people at most risk for high blood pressure.
Peripheral Arterial Disease, or PAD, is when blood flow is restricted because of a build-up of plaque in the arteries. Dr. Yazan Ghosheh, Interventional Cardiology, describes symptoms and treatment of PAD.
The Arkansas Neuroscience Institute at CHI St. Vincent has one of the world's most experienced teams for treating weakened blood vessels in the brain called aneurysms. Dr. Ali Krisht explains the types of treatment available.
Dr. Anuradha Kunthur, Hematology/Oncology, explains how the advancements in cancer treatment, including immunotherapy, continue to improve the outcomes of patients at CHI St. Vincent.
When someone suffers a stroke, the team at CHI St. Vincent Arkansas Neuroscience Institute has several treatments that may be able to reverse the effects if they’re administered within the first few hours after symptoms began.
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.