Is Too Much Cardio Bad For Your Heart?

Exercising plays an important role in managing your weight and keeping your heart as healthy as possible. However, you can overdo it, even with exercise. At Integrative Cardiology Center of Long Island, we want our patients to realize that excessive cardio and overexertion can have a detrimental effect on your heart. If you find yourself [...]

By | 2020-05-15T19:46:20+00:00 May 14th, 2020|

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|

What Do Heart Palpitations Mean For You?

Having heart palpitations can be a frightening experience, especially if you have never had them before. Most of the time, however, heart palpitations are harmless and pose no real threat to you or your health. Although in some cases, they may signify an underlying heart condition which is why it's important to visit our cardiologist [...]

By | 2020-01-24T16:00:16+00:00 October 27th, 2017|

What is holistic cardiology?

Holistic medicine is a type of healing that doesn’t just focus on the body, but also the mind, spirit, and emotions in order to achieve total wellness. Dr. Druz practices holistic cardiology which addresses healing the whole person in her approach to use functional medicine as well as the treatment of cardiovascular disease and cardiac [...]

By | 2018-02-02T01:30:08+00:00 October 26th, 2017|

National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is a serious condition that often goes unnoticed and untreated. Though on its own the condition’s symptoms may not seem dangerous, the complications and risks associated with the condition are the reasons it is so dangerous. AFib can present itself in a few ways, but some of the most identifiable symptoms include: [...]

By | 2018-02-02T01:56:17+00:00 September 29th, 2017|

Treating Hypertension on Long Island

Have you ever heard of hypertension? If not, maybe you’ve heard of high blood pressure, which is the non-medical term for hypertension. Dr. Druz, Long Island Cardiologist, explains hypertension as an abnormally high pressure of the blood that is being pumped through your arteries and veins every time your heart beats. Arterial blood pressure is [...]

By | 2018-02-02T01:53:12+00:00 August 25th, 2017|