Friday, February 15, 2019

Atrial Flutter vs. Atrial Fibrillation: What You Should Know

There are more than a dozen types of abnormal heart rhythms. While atrial fibrillation, "AFib," is most common and should be treated with care, there are other abnormalities you should have on your radar, including atrial flutter. Atrial flutter has many things in common with atrial fibrillation, but there are some important differences....
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Heart Healthy Benefits of Walking

It’s no secret that walking regularly is good for your health. It can help you maintain a healthy weight, it reduces stress and it promotes good cardiovascular health. However, there’s a little more to it than that. Walking is a highly underrated form of exercise, and has a wide variety of physical, mental and emotional benefits. He...
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Monday, February 12, 2018

What is for Dinner? Healthy Pot-au-feu

Looking for something healthy to make for dinner? Try this pot-au-feu recipe, a French Beef Soup.   Pot-Au-Feu 1 tsp olive oil 1 lb sirloin steak, trimmed of fat and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices 6 cups of homemade or low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup white wine 1 package pearl onions, peel...
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Friday, February 09, 2018

5 ways to have a healthy Mardi Gras without ruining the fun

Carnival season, and especially Mardi Gras itself can be about indulgence — eating, drinking and partying to excess before the restrictive nature of Lent begins.   There’s not much about the Carnival season that naturally coincides with healthy living, but that doesn’t mean some slight adjustments can’t be for the better. Use ...
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Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Ways to be Healthier Without Really Trying

Living a healthy lifestyle does not mean you have to be perfect or spend all of your time dieting and exercising. In fact, there are several things you can start doing today that require little to no effort but can make a big impact on your long-term health. Commit to a junk-free grocery list. You’re going to eat junk food at some p...
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Friday, February 02, 2018

Superbowl Guacamole

Are you hosting a big crowd for the big game? Maybe you are in charge of bringing a dish to another Superbowl party at a friend's. It matters not where the party, this Heart Healthy Guacamole will be sure to please everyone who decides to snack on it.  Superbowl Guacamole   4 ripe Haas avocados, peeled, seeded and diced 1 Tbsp lem...
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Monday, January 29, 2018

Providing Outstanding Care with the Most Advanced Medical Technologies

At Heart Hospital of Lafayette, we are committed to providing outstanding patient care by bringing the most advanced medical technologies to our community. Below is a list of procedures that we offer to keep the hearts of Acadiana beating. Ask your doctor if any of these advances are right for you: TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Repl...
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Innovative Medical First in Lafayette for Carotid Artery Disease and Prevention of Devastating Strokes

Heart Hospital of Lafayette is the first in Lafayette to offer an innovative new treatment for patients at risk for stroke due to blockages in the neck arteries known as carotid artery disease. The minimally invasive procedure, called TransCarotid Artery Revascularization or TCAR, utilizes a new FDA-approved neuroprotection system that temporari...
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Heart Hospital recognized for exceptional commitment to improving healthcare outcomes

NRC Health has selected Heart Hospital of Lafayette as a recipient of its 2017 Excellence Award. Heart Hospital was recognized at the 23rd Annual NRC Health Symposium for Patient-Centered Care in Boston on Sunday, August 6. For nearly four decades, NRC Health has helped healthcare organizations illuminate and improve the moments that matter mo...
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Heart Hospital of Lafayette Receives 2017 Women's Choice Award® as one of America's Best Hospitals for Heart Care

Heart Hospital of Lafayette has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care by the Women’s Choice Award®,America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare.  The award signifies that Heart Hospital of Lafayette is in the top 9% of 4,789 U.S. hospitals offering heart care services. According to the American Hear...
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