When a clot forms in the body, whether in the lower extremities or in the brain, medications available at an anticoagulation clinic are often prescribed. Learn more through a detailed discussion on types & symptoms, and how the care is individualized for each person.
Blood thinners – or anticoagulants – are medications that help keep blood flowing properly for people who’ve had strokes or blood clotting issues . SMH has 7 conveniently located anticoagulation clinics to help patients manage these medications.
When administering anticaogulants like Wafarin, it is critical that they are kept within the correct therapeutic range. Clinics like SMH’s are staffed by experts that can help patients monitor the doses.
When the body dissipates heat (sweating), your body’s fluid levels drop. If you don’t properly hydrate, serious health risks can appear. Listen in on how it can transform from mild side effects all the way to serious ones like a stroke.
Summer is almost here, and when something happens – heat stroke, sprain or sever sun burn – you can visit one of SMH’s Urgent Care Centers. If you are showing signs of a stroke or heart attack or other serious medical event, one of the two emergency rooms is where you should go.
From a hydraulic car for mobility training to a full furnished condo which helps people regain functionality their home – the Rehabilitation Pavilion has it all. Oh… and a full size grocery store!
Stella shares her story about weight-loss surgery. From her childhood obesity struggles to the life-changing surgery, Stella describes her experience.
After a patient has been cleared for bariatric surgery, a personalized approach is initiated by the whole the team to fit the patient’s needs, goals, and lifestyle. Listen to find out about all of the types of weight-loss surgeries.
From gastric bypasses to sleeve gastrectomy, bariatric surgery helps patients lose weight safely and resolve many of the health conditions associated with obesity. Hear about what it is all about.
What are some of the more common injuries that preset themselves in the trauma unit? How can they repairs the bones? Listen in and find out.
Doctors are experts at spotting the potential for a stroke or heart failure. But there are some things that we can do on our own that can help prevent these major health events from happening. Listen in!
Heart failure is a complex diagnosis. It has several symptoms, and multiple scenarios in which it can show up. Listen to find out more.
Are you currently on blood thinners? Have you had a heart attack? Do you have another cardiovascular condition? Listen in to find out ways to avoid having to make a return trip to the hospital.
While strict in nature, the diet in the Ornish program is designed to reverse heart disease. Also, it positively affects the chances of developing cancer, depression and other health related issues.
After 5 heart attacks, Larry was added to a group of people going through the Ornish program. Larry has completely changed his lifestyle for the better. It would have never happened without the Ornish Program.