Conditions & Services

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An arrhythmia is an abnormal heart rhythm. When the heart to beats too slowly, too quickly or even irregularly, it cannot effectively pump blood through the body. As a result, the lungs, brain and other organs can't work properly and may shut down...
The cardiac rehabilitation unit at Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center is a unique, medically-supervised program that helps patients who have experienced recent cardiac issues, such as heart surgery or heart attack. The program uses a mix of...
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Preventing cardiovascular events before they occur is important: stopping smoking, keeping blood pressure under control, losing weight if you're overweight and increasing the...
More than 12.5 million Americans are severely overweight, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Obesity, which refers to excessive body fat, can cause many health problems and put you at a higher risk for diseases such as...
The CentRx Pharmacy on the Desert Springs Hospital campus makes getting prescriptions and picking up over-the-counter items quick and easy. Located in the front lobby, adjacent to the gift shop, the CentRx Pharmacy is open Monday through Friday,...
Bariatric Surgery How old do I have to be to have weight-loss surgery? Typically, patients need to be between the ages of 18 and 68 years of age. How do I qualify for weight-loss surgery? Patients need to be at least 60 pounds overweight and...