How Does Fiber Affect Your Health?

Quite often we hear others talking about how important fiber is for a healthy diet; but how so? Well for starters, dietary fiber, also commonly referred to as roughage or bulk, is a type of carbohydrate that can not be digested by the human body.  Instead, it remains intact as it passes through and out [...]

By | 2019-08-12T14:24:01+00:00 August 20th, 2019|

How Does Sleep Affect Your Cardiovascular Health?

Over the course of your lifetime, you will spend about a third of it sleeping. With stimulants like coffee, tea, and even the blue light emitted from our devices, our natural, refreshed feeling is often imitated if we do not reach the eight-hour goal. The National Sleep Foundation recommends adults over 18 years of age [...]

By | 2019-08-12T14:19:09+00:00 August 16th, 2019|

New Tool Helps Alert the Public to Unlawfully Marketed Dietary Supplement Ingredients

Dietary supplements are vitamins, minerals, and other dietary ingredients that are consumed as a pill, capsule, tablet, powder, or another form. Many Americans take dietary supplements daily since they are essential for our health. For example, Vitamin A helps strengthen the bones, Vitamin C benefits the immune system, and Vitamin K helps with blood clotting. [...]

By | 2019-08-12T14:13:08+00:00 August 14th, 2019|

Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease is when there is reduced blood flow to your limbs due to the narrowing of the arteries. This condition makes it difficult for your blood to circulate throughout the body. This disease affects the arteries in your legs, stomach, arms, and head. The pain you may be experiencing usually goes away when [...]

By | 2019-07-09T15:15:48+00:00 July 19th, 2019|

Arrhythmia

According to the American Heart Association, there are about 4 million Americans who suffer from Arrhythmias. This condition is extremely common and refers to a recurring irregular heartbeat or cardiac dysrhythmia. With Arrhythmia, the heartbeat is often too slow or too fast. This condition is more than just an irregular heartbeat, and it can be [...]

By | 2019-07-16T20:05:04+00:00 July 17th, 2019|

Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVC’s)

heartbeats that start in one of the four chambers. Although having PVC’s are usually harmless, if you gain symptoms from them it should be treated to prevent the risk of developing other issues/diseases. Our Holistic Cardiologist in Nassau County has developed ways to treat PVC if it is necessary. If you are looking for ways [...]

By | 2019-06-17T15:39:51+00:00 June 28th, 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|