Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the U.S.
Know the signs and symptoms
of a heart attack
- Chest pain / tightness / pressure
- Discomfort in other areas of the upper body, including arms, back, neck, jaw, or stomach
- Shortness of breath
- Other symptoms, including breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea, or light-headedness
Read more about the critical moments of a heart attack. If you experience these symptoms, or witness someone experiencing them, call 911.
Know the risk factors for having a heart attack
Risk factors you can change
- High cholesterol
- Lack of physical activity
- Obesity and overweight
Risk factors you can't change
- Increasing age
- Male gender
- Family history
Are you at risk for a heart attack? Click here to determine your risk.
We are here to serve you.
At Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, our experienced cardiac team is committed to your heart health. We offer a full spectrum of adult cardiac care, including:
64-Slice CT technology to help diagnose heart diseases and blockages using 3D images
3 cath labs
State-of-the-art cardiovascular operating rooms
Inpatient cardiovascular unit with all private rooms
Our cardiac specialties include:
Cardiothoracic and Endovascular Surgery
For more information, call the toll-free KENTUCKY HEART service line
at 1-866-KY-Heart (1-866-594-3278).