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Coliseum Heart Institute Hosting Free Seminar in Fort Valley on Heart Disease

January 13, 2012

Macon, GA- Heart disease is the leading killer of women in the United States. According to experts, heart disease is prevalent in nearly 45 percent of African American women.  During menopause the estrogen level drops significantly, putting women at even higher risk.  Coliseum Heart Institute will host a free seminar in Fort Valley entitled Heart Disease in African American Women.  Doctors Obinnaya Emerole and Felisha Kitchen will speak at 10am on Saturday, January 21st at Trinity Baptist Church at 505 State University Drive in Fort Valley. They will discuss the key risk factors for heart disease, the role of hormonal changes, as well as treatment options. Attendees will also learn how menopause can greatly increase the risk for heart disease. Reservations are required. For more information or reservations, call 478-746-4646.