How Being Overweight Can Lead to Long-Term Serious Health Issues

Obesity is not just a cosmetic concern, it can also lead to long-term serious health problems. Dr. Brandon Ingram, General and Bariatric Surgeon, explains how.

How Weight Loss Surgery Can Improve Your Life

Diet and exercise are the first steps to reach a healthy weight, if this is not successful, weight loss surgery may be a good option. Dr. Brandon Ingram, Bariatric and General Surgery, explains benefits of the gastric sleeve.

How Weight Can Impact Cardiovascular Health

Being overweight has a direct negative effect on your heart health. Dr. Jason Pelton, Interventional Cardiologist, describes symptoms that may indicate there is a heart issue.

The Dangers of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure can lead to heart attack or stroke. “The heart pumps blood and then relaxes. With every beat when it pumps, the blood pressure goes up and then slightly comes down,” says Sibghat Tul Llah, M.D.

Benefits of Robotic Surgery

Robotic assisted surgery combines the surgeon’s expertise with the precision of robotic instruments.

Is My Bloating and Constipation IBS or Something Else?

Talking about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be as uncomfortable as its symptoms, but ignoring it could be worse. Approximately 20% of the U.S. population, primarily women under 45, experience IBS, which affects the large intestine.

How Cardiologists Determine If a Patient Needs a Stent

Chest pain, shortness of breath and fatigue should never be ignored. Dr. Yuba Acharya, Interventional Cardiologist, explains how to determine the cause of the symptoms.

Urology Sees Success With Aquablation Therapy and Urolift

An enlarged prostate is common and can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms in men, but there are a variety of treatment options including Urolift and Aquablation Therapy. Dr. Nathan Littlejohn, Urologist, explains.

Symptoms and Treatment of an Enlarged Prostate

Dr. Nathan Littlejohn, Urologist, explains the symptoms and treatments of benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, which is an enlarged prostate.

Symptoms of a Blocked Artery

A blocked coronary artery is incredibly dangerous. Dr. Yuba Acharya, Interventional Cardiologist, describes the causes and symptoms of a blockage.

Benefits of Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer

Early diagnosis and treatment of cancer can lead to better outcomes. Dr. Anuradha Kunthur, Hematology/Oncology, describes some symptoms that may indicate there is a problem and what to do.

Providing the Most Advanced Treatments in Vascular Surgery

CHI St. Vincent is able to offer Little Rock and the surrounding communities, the most advanced treatments in vascular surgery. Dr. Stephen Meadors, Vascular Surgeon, explains.

Recognizing Symptoms of a Brain Tumor and When to Seek Help

CHI St. Vincent offers some of the most advanced treatments available for brain tumors. However, you must first recognize the symptoms so that you know when to seek treatment. Dr. Ali Krisht describes symptoms that indicate you need to be seen by a physician.

Time is of the Essence when Treating Strokes

It's vital that everyone be able to recognize the symptoms of a stroke such as a facial droop, arm weakness, vision or speech difficulties. Dr. Ali Krisht says if a stroke patient seeks treatment immediately, there will be more treatment options and possibly better outcomes.

How to Improve High Blood Pressure with Medication

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.

Arkansas Neuroscience Institute Providing Stroke Education

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.

Why Should I Get a Colonoscopy?

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.

Simple Lifestyle Changes to Lower Blood Pressure

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.

Dr. Ali Krisht Explains Treating Strokes By Retrieving Clots

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.

Benefits of Cardiac Rehab 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.