Go

Health Library

Health Library

Heart Bypass Surgery

There are several potential complications associated with this procedure that should be discussed with a doctor prior to surgery.


Health Encyclopedia -Search by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Animation:
Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Calculator
Clinical Wizard:
Podcast:
Quiz: Age-Related Macular Degeneration Quiz
Risk Assesment: Understanding Your Response to Stress
Video:

Today in Health News

Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects

Test to detect mom-to-be's folate concentration could spot those lacking nutrient for infant development

Health Tip of the Day

Easy Ways to Counteract Stress

  • Exercise regularly. Physical activity is a natural stress-reliever.

  • Get enough sleep. Adequate rest can help restore your energy.

  • Maintain a balance in your life among work, family and time for yourself.

  • Don't drink alcohol in excess or use drugs to forget your troubles. These substances can increase your stress and cause health problems.

  • Identify the causes of your stress and learn stress-management techniques, such as deep breathing, visualization or progressive relaxation.

  • Eat a well-balanced diet.

  • Limit coffee and other caffeinated beverages. They can increase your blood pressure and make you feel anxious.

  • Spend time with friends and family.

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

Health Centers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

Your Family

Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

Sign Up Today for Free e-Newsletters

Find a doctor or make an appointment:
General Information: (314) 747-3000
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110
© Copyright 1997-2014, Barnes-Jewish Hospital. All Rights Reserved.