Heart Health

Heart Disease in Men

Heart disease is one of the leading health risks facing men today. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States, killing 347,879 men in 2017—that’s 1 in every...

Avoid Open-Heart Surgery with Latest Valve Treatment

It started with shortness of breath, which Donna Jan Green had become used to given a history of heart issues going back to childhood. But it became worse. When she'd visit one of the...

Is There a Difference Between Spider Veins and Varicose Veins?

Though spider veins and varicose veins are both classified as vein disorders, there are some distinct differences between them. What Do They Look Like? Spider veins are small, wispy, web-like veins on the skin surface, usually...

Manage Your Blood Pressure and Keep Your Heart Healthy!

Did you know that approximately 90 percent of all Americans will develop hypertension over their lifetime? One in three adults has high blood pressure, yet, many people don’t even know they have it. Hypertension or...

Can I Inherit Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are large, abnormal blood vessels visible on the skin surface. They almost always affect the legs and often appear as bulging, twisted blue veins. Many theories exist for why varicosities occur in...

Congenital Heart Disease: Staying in Specialty Care Saves Lives

Congenital heart defects (CHD) are the most common type of birth defect, affecting approximately 8 per 1000 births in the US. The severity of these defects ranges from mild defects that don't require surgery...

Why Do I Have Varicose Veins and What Can I Do About It?

Thanks to those of you who joined us on Tuesday, April 4th for our live online chat “Why do I have varicose veins and what can I do about it?” hosted by Dr. Mark...

Heart Disease and Emory Women’s Heart Center

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. It is also preventable. The Emory Women's Heart Center...

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