Posts for tag: heart-disease

Takeaways from Dr. Murphy and Dr. Halkos’ Chat on Mitral Valve Disease

Thanks to everyone who participated in the recent live chat on mitral valve disease with Dr. Douglas Murphy and Dr. Michael Halkos. Your questions were thoughtful and made for an interesting discussion. You may access a full transcript of the  More…

Understanding Leaky Heart Valve Symptoms & Treatment

People may live for years with a diagnosis of mitral valve prolapse that may cause few to no symptoms. But what does this really mean? Terms like mitral valve regurgitation and mitral valve disease are frequently used and often refer  More…

Did You Know that Heart Disease is the Number One Killer of Women?

Emory Healthcare and Saint Joseph’s Hospital cardiologist, Lee Padove, MD is interviewed on FOX 5 about why heart disease affects so many women and what women can do to prevent heart disease. Take control of your heart health and watch  More…

Do You Know Your Heart Disease Risk? Why You Might Need a Calcium CT Scan

Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death among both American men and women, accounting for approximately 25% of all deaths in the U.S. each year. The most common type of heart disease is coronary heart disease (CHD),  More…

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