Inflammation-Fighting Diet

There are several conditions or factors that can lead to inflammation. Chronic inflammation can be a result of lack of exercise and stress, occurring when chemicals intended to fight bacteria, infections, or toxins are released by the immune system without a need for them. Additionally, a lot of the foods we eat can lead to [...]

By | 2019-05-13T14:44:43+00:00 May 30th, 2019|

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 pulls iodine from [...]

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

Better Sleep Month

There is no doubt that obtaining a good night’s rest can be refreshing, but how often does that really occur? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 35% of people do not get enough sleep on a regular basis. Essentially, if you’re finding yourself waking up in the morning and feeling drained or [...]

By | 2019-05-13T14:18:39+00:00 May 20th, 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 order to ensure [...]

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|

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|

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|