Macronutrients and Metabolism

Many health and nutrition experts discuss the importance of macronutrients. However, what exactly are macronutrients? Its pretty simple actually. Macronutrients, or “macros” are any carbohydrates, proteins, and fats that make up your diet.  In general, any nutrient consumed in large amount in the human diet is a macronutrient while “a chemical element or substance (such [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:49:48+00:00 February 15th, 2017|

Taking Supplements the Correct Way

While the incorporation of supplements into one’s diet can be beneficial, it can often be confusing to figure out how to take them properly. With all the different types of vitamins, minerals, and other supplements, it can be difficult to figure out the right way to get the most out of each one. While each [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:49:57+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|

Long Island Nutrition and Wellness

It is important to be mindful to have good nutrition every day. Eating healthy and making good decisions when it comes to your health are a big part of leading a full and healthy lifestyle. Nutrition and wellness is very important for every person along with physical exercise. Both will reduce your risk for chronic [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:50:08+00:00 January 27th, 2017|

Long Island Genetic Testing

Genetic testing use blood/tissue samples to identify any cardiac problems that you may have inherited from your parents. Genetic testing can also be used to identify the best treatment or to determine if the best course of action is being taken. This process can help identify if there are genetic changes that can be passed [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:50:17+00:00 January 20th, 2017|

Integrative Cardiac Care for High Cholesterol on Long Island

Cholesterol is solid lipid found within every cell in our bodies, it is used in the production of cell membranes, hormones, and digestive substances. Doubtlessly cholesterol is essential for growth and digestive functions, but the it is often connoted as a harmful byproduct of fatty foods due to the frequency of high cholesterol causing heart complications. [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:50:28+00:00 January 13th, 2017|

Reducing stress for overall health

Do you suffer from stress? Stress is a dangerous health concern for people of all ages. If not taken seriously and cared for, stress can have the potential to lead to fatal conditions. Dr. Druz took this concern to heart when she founded and created the Integrative Cardiology Center of Long Island. The practice uniquely [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:50:36+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|

Current Genetic Research for Heart Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia is somewhat of an autological word as it it literally means ‘symptomatic lack of rhythm’. The most rhythmic organ in the human physiology is the heart, which maintains a specific pace in accordance to strength of the organ and stature of the body. When someone is diagnosed with arrhythmia it could describe a variety [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:50:45+00:00 December 29th, 2016|

Integrative Cardiac Care for Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations are feelings of rapid fluttering or pounding that people experience in their heart, but can be felt in the chest, throat, or neck as well. They can be triggered by stress, exercise, medication, or rarely, a medical condition. Heart palpitations can make you feel like your heart is skipping a beat or is [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:50:53+00:00 December 9th, 2016|

How Statins Adversely Affect Your Health

High cholesterol is a condition that 30% of all Americans contend with. Often, high cholesterol is a precursor, but it can also be a symptom of coronary heart disease.  Depending on the severity of your cholesterol, your physician may prescribe to you a statin, a medication designed specifically to lower the cholesterol created in the [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:51:03+00:00 November 25th, 2016|

The importance of metabolic testing for weight loss

Losing weight in Nassau County can be a difficult and stressful process for many people and your metabolism is a large part of it. Metabolism is the chemical processes that happen within a living organism in order to maintain life. When attempting to lose weight, it is important to learn as much as you possibly [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:51:16+00:00 November 10th, 2016|