Articles about Heart Health for Men

Hypertension or high blood pressure affects almost one in three adults in the United States. Here board certified internal medicine physician Dr. Sangeeta Patil answers a few common questions and helps you understand what you need to know about hypertension.

Every day is a good day to take action to learn about and prevent heart disease. In this video, board certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist Dr. Evan Giedrimas, with Baptist Health Care and the Baptist Heart Rhythm Center, joins host Jeff Nall with Council on Aging of West Florida to take the first step to a healthy heart.

Since she was a young child, Shelia Bennett, ARNP-C, has wanted to be a nurse who cares for other people. 

Stroke is the number three cause of death and leading cause of serious, long-term disability in America. Dr. Sangeeta Patil, a board-certified internal medicine physician with the Baptist Medical Group, explains the signs and symptoms of stroke that everyone should know.

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of death in the U.S., killing more than 325,000 people each year. That’s more than the total death rate for breast cancer, lung cancer, and HIV/AIDS combined. Dr. Sumit Verma and the expert electrophysiologists of the Baptist Heart Rhythm Center want to help increase awareness of this condition. Please read on to learn more . We also invite you to take an online risk assessment tool. If you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Cardiology Consultants and Heart Rhythm Center office at 850.484.6500.