Did you know that Fort Smith has the second highest rate of heart attacks in the country?
You are more likely to have a heart attack if you live in Fort Smith, according to a Gallup-Healthways annual well-being study. Sparks Health System wants to help change that statistic.
- The River Valley's only Accredited Chest Pain Center
At Sparks Health System, we provide comprehensive, technologically advanced heart care delivered by knowledgeable, experienced cardiac professionals.
- Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today.
If you don't have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you've already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
- Meet the Sparks Cardiology Team
The Cardiology Center at Sparks is made up of five board certified Cardiologists whose specialties include Interventional Cardiology, Non-Invasive Cardiology, and Invasive Cardiology.
- Support for Living a Healthy Lifestyle
Sparks holds seminars and classes free to the public. You can also find more tools to increase physical activity, manage your diet and promote healthy living on our website.
Are you at risk of heart disease? Take our free online risk assessment.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the U.S. in both men and women. Take our 5 minute risk assessment to help determine your risk factors for CAD.
- Take our 5 minute risk assessment.
- Assess your risk for heart attack and get personalized tips to reduce your risk
- Schedule an appointment with one of our cardiologists.
Learn More About Heart Disease
Blood Pressure Quiz
Do you know your risk factors for high blood pressure? You can’t do anything about some risk factors. But other risk factors can be changed. Learn about the risk factors for high blood pressure by taking this quiz.
Heart Health Test
How healthy is your heart? Find out more by taking this quiz,based on information from the National Heart,Lung,and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the American Heart Association (AHA).
Target Heart Rate Calculator
Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity—running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise—is considered safe and effective. It is a percentage of what your maximum heart rate should be. The more fit you are, the higher the percentage can go. This calculator uses the ageebased method to determine your target heart rate.
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