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Heart Disease Lake Success NY

Holiday Heart Syndrome: Know Your Risks

The term “holiday heart syndrome” first appeared in 1987, when 24 patient cases were studied during the holiday season. Each of the patients in the study visited the hospital with atrial fibrillation, a condition with symptoms including heart palpitations, light-headedness, chest pain, and shortness of breath. Atrial fibrillation occurs when the rhythm of the upper […]


Heart Disease Lake Success NY

November is American Diabetes Month, a Perfect Time to Talk Heart Health

Approximately 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with Type I or Type II diabetes. It is estimated that another 8 million have undiagnosed diabetes and that 86 million Americans show signs of prediabetes. November is American Diabetes Month, and November 9th was National Diabetes Heart Health Awareness Day. Increased awareness regarding diabetes is important to […]



Electrocardiography Queens NY

What is a Cardiac PET Scan?

Diagnostic tests are routinely performed to obtain valuable information regarding a person’s general health. Tests like ultrasounds and EKGs obtain data that helps doctors reach accurate conclusions about the symptoms a patient may be having. Every test is unique in some way. Here, we discuss the cardiac PET scan, what it is, and for whom […]


Heart Disease Lake Success NY

Signs of Heart Disease in Men

Heart disease is a prevalent health problem for men and women. It has been estimated that 1 in 3 men develop heart disease. Because people with heart disease have a higher risk for cardiac events such as heart attack, it is vital to recognize the signs of this disease, as well as ways to improve […]




Cardiac Procedures Long Island, NY

Increasing Life Expectancy is Easy if You Know What a Healthy Lifestyle Looks Like

A recent study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation investigated the factors behind the relatively short life expectancy in our country. Despite being one of the wealthiest nations, the United States ranked #31 in the world for life expectancy. Why wouldn’t we want to explore the potential reasons behind this statistic? Researchers who […]


Heart health Long Island, NY

Take a Hike! Your Heart Will Thank You

When you hear the term “hike,” do you imagine huffing it up a steep mountain or scrambling over rocky surfaces? This may be somewhat accurate. However, it would be on the extreme end of the spectrum. Hiking is a common pastime that, according to experts, is appropriate for people of all ages and athletic abilities. […]


Cardiac Arrest Lake Success, NY

Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest: Same Thing?

Several terms are commonly used to describe heart attacks; none of them are particularly helpful. Some, such as the grim-sounding “widow-maker,” can even cause unnecessary stress and confusion. While there is a need for quick and straightforward terminology, we realize the anxiety such terms may create. Here, we discuss the details that separate a heart […]


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