What Are Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease?
Cardiovascular disease (CVD), a group of disorders of the heart and blood vessels, is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. It is also…Read more
What is Congestive Heart Failure?
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a scary sounding name for a fairly common disease. CHF means that the heart is not pumping enough blood to meet the body’s demands. This…Read more
COVID Has Long-Term Effects on Heart, Arkansas Heart Cardiologists Say
You’ve seen it all in the headlines – COVID increases the risk of heart disease. It’s alarming and true! Continued research proves that anyone infected with COVID is at a…Read more
CPR: What You Should Know
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating. If performed immediately, CPR can double or triple the chance of survival from an out-of-hospital cardiac…Read more
AED: What Is It and How Do You Use It?
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of death, killing more than 350,000 people each year in the U.S. Cardiac arrest is when “the bottom chamber of the heart…Read more
Sugar and The Heart: How Much is Too Much?
Sugar affects the heart in several ways and can increase the risk of heart disease. “Sugar may cause inflammatory responses in the body and put more strain on the heart,”…Read more
9 Heart-Healthy Nutrition Tips to Try Today
Eating healthy can help lower your risk of heart disease. But with so many fad diets and conflicting information, you may feel overwhelmed about where to start and how to…Read more
5 Benefits of Knowing your Family Medical History
Your family’s health – past and present – can have a big impact on you. For some, that might be concerning news. However, there’s a silver lining. You can change…Read more
How can women control the risks for heart disease?
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States – it kills more women than AIDS, lung disease, cancers and traffic accidents combined. Studies show…Read more
Aspirin for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention with Dr. Michael Huber
Medical experts have encouraged older adults and people with a risk of having a heart attack and/or stroke to take a low dose of aspirin daily. However, this guidance is being revised. The U.S….Read more