Can Niagen Help You?

No matter how much we try and fight it, aging is inevitable. Eventually, you will start to find yourself having less energy and being unable to do things that you used to do. You are beginning to find new changes throughout your body and it seems as if there is no way to control this [...]

By | 2018-07-16T16:07:50+00:00 July 22nd, 2018|

How To Incorporate More Omega-3s Into My Diet

Importance of Omega-3s Omega-3 fatty acids are crucial for your body to function. Omega-3s are needed for cell membranes and are essential for creating hormones that regulate blood clotting. The body cannot produce omega-3s on its own, so it is important to take supplements or eat foods that are high in omega-3 fatty acids. To [...]

By | 2018-07-16T16:05:54+00:00 July 16th, 2018|

What is the Pegan Diet?

The paleo diet and veganism are two popular lifestyles today. Mark Hyman M.D. introduced his idea of the “pegan” diet, a new eating pattern which combines the benefits of both diets. A functional medicine doctor on Long Island like Dr. Regina Druz at Integrative Cardiology Center of Long Island can help provide more information on [...]

By | 2018-07-13T21:01:48+00:00 July 13th, 2018|

HeartMath

We often want quick and easy solutions to health-related issues which often leads to superficial treatment that causes more harm than good. What many of us do not realize is that the underlying factor of many of our health problems is stress.  At Integrative Cardiology Center Of Long Island, a holistic cardiologist on Long Island, [...]

By | 2019-03-19T20:05:15+00:00 July 13th, 2018|

Make 2018 Your Year Of Holistic Health

Another year has come and gone, with many of us making new year's resolutions to change our lives for the better in 2018. Some people will buy a new gym membership, where others will promise themselves to have a healthier diet. Although these resolutions are great ideas to have, specificity will be key to making [...]

By | 2018-02-02T20:09:57+00:00 January 9th, 2018|

Eating Healthy This Holiday Season

The holidays are a period where we tend to enjoy our favorite foods and indulge with the ones we love. This can become a problem as for many, the holiday season becomes an excuse to disregard healthy eating habits causing weight gain and inflammation that lasts into the winter and even spring months. [...]

By | 2018-02-02T01:54:26+00:00 November 17th, 2017|

B Vitamins

  Taking daily supplements are essential for your overall body function. Vitamins like Vitamin A, D, E, K, Folic Acid, Calcium, Iron, Zinc, and B-Vitamins are all integral for longevity and vitality. Here at Integrative Cardiology Center of Long Island, Dr. Druz and her team research the best supplements for their patients. Using professional brands [...]

By | 2018-02-02T01:55:19+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|

Is Coffee Linked To Hypertension?

It is common for people to strive off a cup or two of coffee in the morning to prevent them from falling asleep on their desk at work. Is it possible that this delicious cup that provides energy is eligible of causing Hypertension? Possibly. To explain, hypertension is a condition in which one’s blood pressure [...]

By | 2018-01-04T23:30:56+00:00 July 31st, 2017|

Fruits and Vegetables and Your Heart Health: Recent Study

It is well-known that a diet heavy in fruits and vegetables can carry many health benefits, as they are low in fat and high in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. More importantly, fruits and vegetables greatly benefit your heart by lowering blood pressure and decreasing the risk of heart disease, stroke, and heart attack. With [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:48:37+00:00 May 12th, 2017|

Is Your Heart Healthier In The Jungle?

You may have heard about inflammation- and the holistic approaches to help reduce it- but do you really know what inflammation truly is? In the simplest way: inflammation is your body’s natural reaction to infections, stress, or toxic chemicals. To help protect your body from foreign substances, chemicals from the body’s white blood cells are [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:48:47+00:00 April 24th, 2017|