Women’s Heart Center
Learn about heart disease risk factors, symptoms and how to prevent heart disease. Our heart specialists at Emory Women’s Heart Center want to help you keep your heart strong. Start with with a thorough screening and download free information below.
Heart disease is now the #1 cause of death for American women. Protect your heart. Make healthy choices every day, find out what puts you at risk and take any medication you need as directed. Download any or all of the pdfs below.
10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Learn great questions to ask your doctor about heart disease.
BMI and Heart Health
BMI Body Mass Index (BMI) is a good indicator of healthy or unhealthy weight for adult women and men. If you have a BMI higher than 25, you may have a higher risk of heart and blood vessel disease.
Know the heart attack warning signs and symptoms
Women may be more likely to have vague heart attack symptoms like nausea and fatigue.
If you or a loved one has any symptoms, call 911, even if you’re not sure it’s a heart attack.
Know the signs of stroke
A stroke is like a “brain attack.” It can happen when blood vessels to your brain are narrowed or blocked. Know the FAST symptoms:
Arm or leg goes limp
Speech garbled or slurred
Time to get to the emergency room
What is high cholesterol and how do I manage it?
High cholesterol and other fats in your blood can raise your risk of heart attack and stroke.
Download heart-healthy recipes
Nutritious can be delicious! Click to download the recipes pdfs below.
Get the facts
- Heart disease is now the #1 killer in women
- Most heart disease is preventable
- Early detection saves women’s lives
- Emory offers women’s heart screening plans
How Can We Help You Today?
Need help? We will be delighted to assist you today, so please call us at 404-778-7777. We look forward to hearing from you.