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
Valentine’s Day Snickerdoodle Mug Cake
It’s not Valentine’s Day without sharing something sweet with your someone special. If you’re on a bariatric or low-carb/low-sugar eating plan, it may be tricky to find a recipe. With…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
“Do You Hear What I Hear” – Devotional with Chaplain Smith
If you were to focus on one thing this year that would deepen your walk with God, what would it be? Think about it. Because of a surgical procedure on…Read more
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at Arkansas Heart Hospital Expands Services to Russellville and Texarkana
Arkansas Heart Hospital (AHH) announced it has expanded its nationally accredited bariatric services to its clinics in Russellville, Ark., and Texarkana, Texas. Effective Jan. 18, Dr. Oscar Talledo will see…Read more
Exercises for Bariatric Patients and Beginners
Exercise is crucial to successfully losing weight and then maintaining it. If you’ve had bariatric surgery or are new to exercising, it’s important to ease into an exercise routine that…Read more
What are Blood Clots and How do I Prevent Them?
Walk to the mailbox and feel pain that stops you in your tracks? Can’t shake discomfort, aches, weakness and fatigue? Have legs that feel swollen and tight? Are these just…Read more
How to Break Weight Loss Plateaus
Weight loss plateaus are common for people trying to lose weight and can even happen following bariatric surgery. Many patients experience rapid weight loss in the weeks and months immediately…Read more
Teacher Loses Medications, Gains ‘Amazing Energy’ After Bariatric Surgery
Tired of living with diabetes, cirrhosis, sleep apnea and stomach pain, Kelly stepped out to find a solution to a healthier life. She found what she was looking for with…Read more
Varicose Veins: More than a Cosmetic Blemish?
While they can be a cosmetic blemish, most of the time varicose veins are not a cause for concern. However, they shouldn’t be ignored. In rare cases, they can cause…Read more