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|

Why Am I Having Heart Palpitations?

If you have experienced heart palpitations, you know that it can be an extremely unsettling experience. It may feel as though your heart is beating twice as fast or even skipping a beat altogether. Heart palpitations can have many different stimulants. Typically, heart palpitations aren’t harmful but in some cases, it could be an indicator [...]

By | 2019-04-22T16:54:22+00:00 April 30th, 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|

Menopause and Heart Health

Menopause and Heart Disease As we age, the risk for developing heart disease begins to increase. Heart disease is the number one killer for women, especially for those over age 50 when menopause usually begins. Menopause and heart disease have a strong link, so it is essential to understand the risks, causes, and preventative measures [...]

By | 2018-10-11T17:17:03+00:00 October 7th, 2018|