If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure and you can't lower it enough with lifestyle changes, medication is the next option. Dr. Anthony Fletcher, Interventional Cardiology, explains different options.
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.
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.
Dr. Ali Krisht, Neurosurgery, says it's important to know the signs of a stroke so that you can react immediately.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!