Category Archives: Common Symptoms

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 […]





High Cholesterol Long Island, NY

Tips for Managing Cholesterol Levels

Cholesterol is a liver byproduct that serves an important role in physical function. For example, cholesterol is involved in the production of several hormones, and it lends flexibility to the walls of our cells.  As you may know, there is “good” cholesterol and “bad” cholesterol. Working with your healthcare provider, your important job is to […]



heart health Lake Success, NY

When Blood Pressure is Too Low

Usually, we celebrate when our blood pressure is a nice, low measurement. The reason that blood pressure is a common test performed on adults of all ages is because numbers that are higher than normal indicate an increased risk of heart disease and other cardiovascular conditions. While the desire for lower blood pressure is not expected […]


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