Heart to Heart Podcast
In Heart to Heart, we sit down with leading experts in the field of cardiology to explore various topics related to heart health. Join the physicians of Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists every other Monday, as we discuss the specifics of cardiovascular care and tips for living a heart-healthy lifestyle.
Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists (ACS), is a private physician group specializing in cardiovascular care based in Shreveport, Louisiana. As the only independent Cardiology group in the region, ACS is committed to providing superior cardiovascular care to our communities.
Screening for early signs of cardiovascular issues starts earlier than you might think. In this “Heart to Heart” episode, Dr. Baucum discusses the link between cardiovascular health and aging.
Do energy drinks really affect your heart health? If so, what are healthier alternatives? Dr. Baucum discusses that topic and more in this episode of “Heart to Heart.”
Cardiac events are often life-changing for everyone involved, including caregivers. On this episode of “Heart to Heart,” we sit down with Dr. Jimmy Smith and discuss the journey of treatment and recovery after a cardiac event.
On this episode of “Heart to Heart,” we sit down with Dr. Jimmy Smith to discuss the different types of cardiology specialties, along with his thoughts on expansion of AI in healthcare. On our latest episode of “Heart to Heart,” we sit down with Dr. Jimmy Smith to discuss the different types of cardiology specialties, along with his thoughts on expansion of AI in healthcare.
Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) are a great option for low-risk patients to receive diagnostic or therapeutic care outside of the traditional hospital setting. In this episode of “Heart to Heart,” Dr. Jimmy Smith talks about our on-site ASC: Advanced Heart and Vascular Center.
“Heart to Heart ” discusses the importance of heart health in women and the main warning signs to look out for. With the number one killer of women being heart disease, knowing what to watch for is essential. Dr. Baucum goes over how fatigue and muscle aches can be critical indicators of heart disease.
Mitral valve regurgitation is a heart valve condition that affects the flow of blood in the heart. In this episode of “Heart to Heart,” we hear from Dr. Katikaneni as he discusses mitral valve regurgitation, leaky valves, prevention tips and alternative treatment options to open heart surgery (such as the MitraClip™ procedure).
This week on “Heart to Heart,” Dr. Pavan Katikaneni talks about cardio-oncology and the process of identifying, monitoring and treating cardiovascular diseases caused by cancer treatments. Patients who are currently or have previously been treated for cancer are at an increased risk of developing heart disease. It’s important to alert your cardiologist of your history regarding cancer treatments, so they can appropriately monitor and respond to treatment side effects.
Men’s heart health is a critical concern, yet many men feel hesitant to seek help or make necessary changes. By creating a supportive environment and promoting awareness, we hope to encourage men to prioritize their cardiovascular well-being and overcome the barriers that prevent them from seeking help. Listen to Dr. Baucum as he discusses these issues and more in this episode of “Heart to Heart.”
Three years after our first podcast episode about COVID-19 and the heart, Dr. Baucum revisits that topic to share new updates. Listen to this episode of “Heart to Heart” to learn more about what is new with COVID-19, what impacts the response to COVID-19 had on heart health, what effects COVID-19 vaccines have on health and new studies that may answer why COVID-19 affects people differently.