Brain Health

Alzheimer’s Awareness: Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Cecile Bazaz was a wife, mother, and successful banking executive in her 40s when she began showing subtle signs that something might be wrong. At first, it was little things, like forgetting her zip...

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease: Aging, Answers and a Way to Support

Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Alzheimer’s disease does not discriminate amongst those affected, and as we get older, our risk of developing Alzheimer’s and other dementias grows....

Seek Care for Heart Attack, Stroke in the Emergency Room

According to a poll conducted in part by the American College of Emergency Physicians, nearly a third of American adults (29 percent) say that they have delayed or avoided medical care because they are...

Stroke Awareness: Know the Signs, Symptoms & Treatments

Strokes are serious medical emergencies that require immediate care. Prompt treatment can reduce damage to the brain and lessen other complications. During a stroke, the blood supply to part of your brain is blocked or...

Brain Aneurysms – What You Need to Know

Brain aneurysms are often known as “ticking time bombs” — and for a good reason. If they rupture, the consequences can be severe. Most people don’t know that more than one in 50 Americans...

Jerry Grillo’s Story: Surviving and Recovering from a Cerebellar Stroke

I remember it like it was yesterday. Just before 7 p.m. on August 5, 2018, I was sitting in my living room, watching TV with my wife and son, when the sound of the...

Seizure-Free After Epilepsy Surgery – Real Patients, Real Stories

The seizures took control about once a month, rendering Erin Gatlin-Martin unable to drive. She couldn't work, go see friends or run to the store. She was on three medications, but epilepsy and its...

Dementia Resources We Trust

At Emory’s Integrated Memory Care Clinic (IMCC), we often field questions from family members and caregivers who've been doing their own research. While we encourage you to educate yourself, it can be difficult to...

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In the not too distant past, the only way to treat varicose veins was with surgery. Now, Emory Vein Center offers many alternatives that...

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Emory Brain Health Center Offering Telehealth Appointments through Emory Connected Care

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of telehealth has played an important role in patient care throughout the Brain Health Center...

Ja’Lisa’s Journey: Reclaiming Life after Epilepsy

In her early 20s, Ja’Lisa Thomas was enjoying life — teaching preschool and expecting her first child — until something went very wrong. She...

A Message from Our Executive Director

Helping You Navigate COVID-19 and Transplant Surgery The world has changed dramatically in the last few months, but Emory Transplant Center’s commitment to your health...

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