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Can Atrial Fibrillation Be Treated?

Can Atrial Fibrillation Be Treated?

Effective treatment for atrial fibrillation can help prevent complications like stroke and heart failure. Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of arrhythmia or abnormal heart rhythm. The two most common complications of the condition are stroke and heart failure, …

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Denton Regional Medical Center Awarded Advanced Certification For Primary Stroke Centers from the Joint Commission

Denton Regional Medical Center Awarded Advanced Certification For Primary Stroke Centers from the Joint Commission

The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recognized Denton Regional Medical Center with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Achievement of Primary Stroke Center Certification signifies an organization’s dedication to fostering better outcomes for patients. …

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Do I Need to See a Neurosurgeon?

Do I Need to See a Neurosurgeon?

Learn more about the conditions and disorders neurosurgeons treat at Denton Regional Medical Center. A quick guess about neurosurgery and most assume it involves surgery on the brain. But you might be surprised by how many conditions are treated by …

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What to Expect from Stroke Rehabilitation

What to Expect from Stroke Rehabilitation

After stroke, neurological rehabilitation can help make you stronger and more independent. When a stroke patient regains skills, both they and their caretakers benefit enormously. This May is National Stroke Awareness Month, so let's take a look at the neurological rehabilitation …

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Act FAST: Stroke Symptoms That Require Emergency Care

Act FAST: Stroke Symptoms That Require Emergency Care

Identifying stroke symptoms early could save a life. A stroke occurs when blood can’t reach the brain, either due to blockage or insufficient blood flow. Know what a stroke looks like so that you can call 911 before brain damage …

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The Signs of our Time: Recognizing Stroke Symptoms

The Signs of our Time: Recognizing Stroke Symptoms

How much do you really know about stroke?  Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in the United States and the No. 1 cause for nursing home admissions. Four million Americans are living with the effects of stroke, but immediate …

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What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

An arrhythmia is defined as trouble with the rate or rhythm of a person’s heartbeat. Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common form of arrhythmia. It occurs when the two upper chambers of the heart, called the atria, contract rapidly …

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The Benefits of Physical Therapy

The Benefits of Physical Therapy

Healing. It’s an important process after you have been hurt, after you suffer a stroke, or after you have undergone surgery. You want your body to move and respond as it once did, but you may need help with that …

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