A fun way to improve your heart health is dance. Dancing works your heart and lungs, which can improve your cardiovascular health. As you dance, your heart rate increases to pump more oxygenated blood to the muscles you are using.
Even if you have no symptoms, you may still be at risk for heart disease. That's why CHI St. Vincent created the preventative HeartSmart Screening Program.
A former-Marine battling COVID-19 was running out of options in Alabama, but then encountered the compassionate care of a nurse at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.
Moving wellness forward is just that…not going backwards…not staying the same…BUT moving forward and taking steps toward behavioral changes. Wellness must encompass the mind, body and spirit to achieve optimum results!
Colorectal cancer often presents without symptoms, but can be treated early or even prevented with regular screening like a colonoscopy beginning for most adults at age 50.
The holidays often bring joy, but for some can also bring feelings of stress, anxiety and depression. That's why it's important to recognize the signs of holiday depression and get help when it's needed.
Steps to reduce your risk for heart disease shouldn't begin at a hospital. CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs cardiologists share tips to begin the journey to a heart healthy lifestyle at home.
The holiday season truly is a wonderful time of the year with celebrations and sweet treats, but overindulgence can also lead to weight gain and a number of health concerns.
Many people feel overwhelmed during the holiday season, which leads to stress. There are ways to help reduce this type of stress if you make plans ahead of time and stay on course.
I had heard about the gastric sleeve surgery through a co-worker and decided to attend a seminar where I spoke at length with the surgeon about my history and concerns. I did a lot of research and soul searching and finally decided to move forward..
The quality of your sleep can be just as important as the quantity. Pulmonologist Dr. Raghu Reddy offers tips to increase the quality of your nighttime slumber.
Vascular surgeons at CHI St. Vincent work to address the root causes of heart disease throughout the body.
You must restore yourself in order to be there for others. Don’t put off time with yourself! It is time to let go and breathe--cultivate the relationship with yourself.
Even with regular self-exams, the importance of annual clinical mammograms cannot be overstated. That’s why the Mobile Mammography Unit from CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs makes regular tours through Southwest Arkansas.
Taking care of your heart health doesn’t just mean receiving quality care when a problem presents itself. Successful treatment for heart disease also relies on early detection and preventative care.
Let fall inspire you to make those changes! What a great time to be outdoors and take in the crisp air and warm rich colors around us.
Delays to regular mammograms and breast cancer screenings have already led to cancers being detected at a later stage, but Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a time to turn that trend around.
Rob and I went into the program completely open-minded with the goal of not only losing weight but “feeling” better, becoming more active and spending many more positive years together as a couple.
It's time for fall allergies to flare up. Before, you might have blamed ragweed or other pollens. But these days, there is another possibility to think about: could it be COVID-19?
Diabetes increases the likelihood of heart disease, stroke and other serious conditions. That's why Dr. Paul Valentin-Stone and his team came up with a successful solution to manage the disease with what they call a diabetes boot camp.