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The Importance of Having a Healthy Thyroid

What Does My Thyroid Do? Although many of us fail to realize it, the function of the thyroid can impact the overall wellness of your body. The thyroid gland is a part of the endocrine system, meaning it helps to produce, store, and release important hormones into the bloodstream. Specifically, the thyroid [...]

By | 2019-05-13T14:36:03+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|

High Blood Pressure Education Month

The unfortunate truth is that a large number of patients tend to suffer from the long-term effects of high blood pressure. High blood pressure often does not produce any symptoms, resulting in many people being unaware that they have even developed the complication. Getting your blood pressure checked regularly is important in [...]

By | 2019-05-13T14:08:20+00:00 May 17th, 2019|

Why Am I Having Heart Palpitations?

If you have experienced heart palpitations, you know that it can be an extremely unsettling experience. It may feel as though your heart is beating twice as fast or even skipping a beat altogether. Heart palpitations can have many different stimulants. Typically, heart palpitations aren’t harmful but in some cases, it could be an indicator [...]

By | 2019-04-22T16:54:22+00:00 April 30th, 2019|

Do You Have a Hormone Imbalance?

Have you been feeling bloated, irritable, and just not yourself lately? It could be due to a hormone imbalance. Hormones, or the special chemical “messengers” within your body, have a huge impact on the way your internal system regulates its cells and various functions. Depending on the stage you’re at in your life cycle, it’s [...]

By | 2019-04-22T16:56:01+00:00 April 28th, 2019|

Stress and Heart Health

When you’ve experienced car issues, received an unexpected bill, or have a tough day at work, you are undoubtedly experiencing a large amount of stress. Everyone experiences and reacts to stress in a variety of different ways. Feeling overwhelmed and on edge is a normal, ordinary feeling. However, the amount of stress you experience and [...]

By | 2019-04-22T16:57:59+00:00 April 25th, 2019|

What It Means To Be A Holistic Cardiologist

Holistic medicine is a form of medicine that focuses on healing the complete body and strives for optimal wellness. Here at the Integrative Cardiology Center of Long Island, we believe in the overall patient being our priority, and that their disease or condition does not define them. Holistic medicine is uniquely able to dive deeper [...]

By | 2019-04-22T16:59:13+00:00 April 23rd, 2019|

Healthy Outdoor Activities for Summer

Summer is just around the corner! That means its time for BBQ’s, beach days, and lots of ice cream. While it is easy to get caught up with all those summer plans, it is important to maintain your exercise regimen. An advantage of the warmer weather is having the opportunity to stay fit by using [...]

By | 2019-05-01T20:48:29+00:00 April 1st, 2019|

NIH Study

During a recent study conducted by the National Institute of Health, it was found that the breakdown in autophagy triggers a widely destructive immune reaction. In some neurodegenerative disorders, this reaction may occur in the human brain. In this study, researchers shifted the regular activity of Cdk5. Cdk5 is a gene that has been suggested [...]

By | 2019-03-14T19:48:02+00:00 March 31st, 2019|