At The Heart Podcast

At The Heart Podcast

Latest Episodes

Why You Should Stay Away From Energy Drinks with Christine Alongi
May 21, 2019

It's no secret that athletes today love downing energy drinks before a big game. But whenever you take a stimulant, such as caffeine, to give yourself that energy boost for the day, it causes your heart to beat faster for a long period of time — and co...

Understanding Your Weight Loss Surgery Options with Dr. Samuel Bledsoe
May 14, 2019

Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, has become a common path many Americans take to help manage their weight and reach their health goals. But did you know weight loss surgery can also help treat more diseases than obesity,

It’s Hypertension Month So Know Your Numbers with Dr. Mehmet Cilingiroglu
May 07, 2019

Regardless of your age or health, it's important to check your blood pressure regularly — preferably daily or twice a day. New guidelines now state that the new benchmark for hypertension (commonly known as high blood pressure) is anything over 130/80....

Treating Congestive Heart Failure with Dr. Michael Huber
April 30, 2019

5.7 million people have heart failure in the United States. But there is hope for recovery for those who suffer from it. Cardiologist Dr. Michael Huber from Arkansas Heart Hospital's Congestive Heart Failure Clinic is in to talk about the different typ...

How Hyperbaric Therapy Works with Dr. Mark Myers
April 23, 2019

Hyperbaric therapy is an amazing treatment that helps facilitate wound healing by using 100% oxygen in a pressured atmosphere. Dr. Mark Myers from Arkansas Heart Hospital's wound care department dives into how a hyperbaric chamber works and how this co...

Ten Steps to Intuitive Eating with Dietician Shelby Pierceall
April 16, 2019

A lot of people talk about mindful eating and intuitive eating — but there is a difference. Intuitive eating is getting away from the diet mentality and focusing more on why you eat certain foods, allowing yourself to have foods you enjoy with moderati...

Using Telemedicine To Reach More Patients with Dalana Huckaby
April 09, 2019

73 out of 75 Arkansas counties are medically underserved. Arkansas Heart Hospital's telemedicine program bridges that gap and helps bring healthcare to more people across the state, when and where they need it. Dalana Huckaby,

Treating Venous Insufficiency Syndrome with Dee White
April 02, 2019

The vein and vascular system is an amazing network that works like a mechanical valve to keep blood flowing through the body. However, several things can occur to interfere with that circulation, leading to venous insufficiency syndrome.

Erectile Dysfunction and Why Communication is Key
March 26, 2019

It can be a sensitive topic to discuss, but erectile dysfunction is an important conversation to have. ED can be a sign for oncoming diabetes and heart disease — which is why it's so vital to discuss ED with your physician. Today,

Treating Lymphedema with Dee White
March 19, 2019

Lymphedema is a chronic, progressive, non-curable condition that disrupts the body's lymphatic system. It first appears as swollen limbs and can result from injury, radiation treatments, obesity, genetics and a wide variety of other causes.