NIH Study

During a recent study conducted by the National Institute of Health, it was found that the breakdown in autophagy triggers a widely destructive immune reaction. In some neurodegenerative disorders, this reaction may occur in the human brain. In this study, researchers shifted the regular activity of Cdk5. Cdk5 is a gene that has been suggested [...]

By | 2019-03-14T19:48:02+00:00 March 31st, 2019|

High Blood Pressure & Hypertensive Heart Disease

What is High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition that can lead to other health complications. High blood pressure occurs when the pressure of the blood flow against your artery walls is abnormally high. This intense pressure pushing against your arteries can cause damage to your blood vessels [...]

By | 2019-03-14T19:19:12+00:00 March 8th, 2019|

Is Cinnamon Good For Your Heart?

Despite what you may think, incorporating cinnamon into your daily diet can provide excellent overall benefits for your heart health. Just adding a small pinch to breakfast, dessert, or even your coffee can discreetly boost your heart health and encourage other health benefits. Cinnamon itself contains copious amounts of antioxidants which can help lower LDL [...]

By | 2019-03-14T19:09:39+00:00 February 28th, 2019|

Heart Smart Reasons to Stay Active

Most likely, you are aware that exercise is important for your body and your overall health. However, you may not have been aware that living an active lifestyle is crucial not only for a healthy life but also a healthy heart. Exercise can help to strengthen your heart and lower risks associated with heart disease. [...]

By | 2019-03-14T18:55:25+00:00 February 23rd, 2019|

Improving Your Heart And Cardiovascular Health Holistically

Many people don’t understand how to improve heart and cardiovascular health holistically which is why medicine is so frequently used. In a simple definition, holistic treatment refers to treating the body as a whole, and this form of healing is offered at Integrative Cardiology Center of Long Island. Our experienced holistic cardiologist in Nassau County [...]

By | 2019-03-14T19:01:58+00:00 February 14th, 2019|

How Can Hypertension Be Healed Naturally?

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high. Hypertension has no symptoms, yet over time if it’s untreated, it can cause major issues such as heart disease or stroke. This condition affects many people, but fortunately, it can be treated in [...]

By | 2019-01-24T20:56:53+00:00 January 30th, 2019|

What To Eat For A Healthy Heart

A heart-healthy diet is crucial in maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system. At Integrative Cardiology Center of Long Island, we want to make sure our patients have access to both a nutritionist and a dietician so that they can implement the right foods that are good for their heart as well as their overall well being. [...]

By | 2019-01-24T20:55:57+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|

Signs Your Inflammation Isn’t As Under Control As You Think

Integrative Cardiology Center of Long Island is here to protect you from cardiovascular risks your body may be exposed to.  What happens, however, when these risks are perpetuated by your own immune system?  Diseases such as sarcoidosis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and other inflammatory conditions pose a threat to your internal organs, which can result in [...]

By | 2019-01-24T20:54:56+00:00 January 16th, 2019|

Does Cholesterol Really Cause Heart Disease?

Cholesterol is a type of fat that travels through your bloodstream. When cholesterol is combined with proteins, it forms a lipoprotein. There are two main types of cholesterol. They are known as high-density lipoprotein (HDL) or “good cholesterol” and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or “bad cholesterol”. HDL is known as “good cholesterol” because it picks up [...]

By | 2019-01-24T20:54:04+00:00 January 10th, 2019|