Northside 101: Heart disease in women

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 60 million women (44%) in the United States are living with some form of heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S. and can affect women at any age. 

Cardiologist Dr. An Young of Northside Hospital Heart Institute discusses the signs, symptoms and risk factors of heart disease, and the steps to protect your health and seek proper treatment if you need it. 

Northside Hospital Heart Institute has one of the most comprehensive cardiovascular programs in Georgia. Our specialists work hand-in-hand to improve your overall heart and vascular health, leading to enhanced overall wellness. Our board-certified cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, electrophysiologists, and vascular surgeons — together with a team of specially trained cardiovascular nurses and technologists — deliver more than diagnosis and treatment expertise.

Northside 101 is a series where Northside Hospital experts break down complex medical terms and procedures.

Learn more about Northside Hospital Heart Institute.


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Dr. An Young

Specialties: Cardiology

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Dr. Young is a non-invasive cardiologist. Her areas of clinical interest include cardio-obstetrics, cardio-oncology, cardiovascular disease in women, coronary artery disease, and cardiovascular imaging.

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