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|

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|

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|

FIT in Your GENES®: A Contemporary Holistic Cardiology Program for Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular disease, encompassing vascular and structural types, continues to be the most common chronic disease. For the past 50 years, cardiac disease consistently remained a number one cause of death in both men and women. Despite ongoing successful efforts in reducing mortality from cardiovascular disease, current preventive and treatment strategies failed to stem the rise [...]

By | 2018-06-05T23:56:45+00:00 May 24th, 2017|

Natural Sustainable Weight Loss on Long Island

Summer is just around the corner and everyone is looking to feel and look their best. At Integrative Cardiology Center of Long Island, located in Mineola, we have the knowledge and tools to guide you through natural sustainable weight loss to get you ready for this upcoming Spring and Summer seasons. We have a variety [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:48:57+00:00 April 18th, 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|

Fit in Your GENES Spring Reset for Wellness

Now that the weather is finally improving, and the spring flowers are popping up all over, all of us are looking to renew our energy, feel more vital, and lose the unwanted pounds of fat. At the Integrative Cardiology Center of Long Island, we are re-energized and inspired by the continued growth of the Fit [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:55:55+00:00 April 12th, 2015|

Are You Skinny Fat?

Obesity continues to be strongly associated with multiple chronic conditions, such as hypertension, diabetes, lipid abnormalities, and heart disease. It also strongly contributes to development of certain types of cancer. The rates of obesity are alarmingly high in young children and adolescents, and, unfortunately, continue to rise. According to the AHA/ACC and The Obesity Society Guidelines [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:56:08+00:00 March 9th, 2015|

Updates to the Fit in Your Genes Program

The Fit in Your Genes program is a remarkable, revolutionary program. Our first 20 participants are well under way in achieving their weight loss goals! The program takes advantage of the genetic blueprint that is unique to each individual. At the core of the program is a full sequencing determination of the genetic makeup responsible [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:58:12+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|

To Test or Not To Test: Clinical Issues in Genetic Sequencing

The sequencing of the human genome, completed in 2003, opened the doors to providing genetic information for research, and, most recently, made it available directly to the public. Availability of highly precise and efficient sequencers (such as the ones from Illumina) resulted in miniaturization of the genetic information, making it available and affordable to look [...]

By | 2018-02-02T01:12:02+00:00 November 16th, 2014|