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Stroke Prevention : Manhattan NY

Strokes are currently the fifth leading cause of death in the US, killing one person every 4 minutes. To put this in perspective, every 40 seconds someone in the US suffers a stroke. What are stroke prevention methods in Manhattan NY? Go in for a stroke screening....

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Find the Best Cardiologist in New York

Do you have a heart condition? Wondering where to find a good cardiologist? Are you worried that you’re at risk of developing a cardiovascular disease and need a specialist to weigh in? You are probably looking for a cardiology specialists. Learn about the different...

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Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (also referred to as AFib or AF) is a heart condition that causes irregular or quivering heartbeat, known as arrhythmia. The cause of AFib isn’t fully understood and can affect anyone, regardless of age. However, it’s more common with older people...

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Medications for Congestive Heart Failure

Many people assume heart failure is when the heart stops working completely. And with the way the condition is named, we wouldn’t blame them. People also use heart failure interchangeably with congestive heart failure. But while the two are somewhat synonymous, they...

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Good Morning America: Coconut Oil

Manhattan Cardiology Physician Highlighted on Good Morning America     Amy: And now to our series, Cracking the Code Nutrition Edition. This morning we're breaking down coconut oil. Some marketing campaigns say it has an overwhelming number of health...

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Heart Checkup and All You Need to Know

When was the last time you visited your doctor for a heart checkup? Was it in February during American Heart Month? Maybe you’re like many people who don’t see any reason to get checked. It’s no secret that cardiovascular diseases account for 1 in every 3 deaths in...

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Apparently coconut oil isn’t healthy, is MCT oil any better?

Apparently coconut oil isn’t healthy, is MCT oil any better?

Manhattan Cardiology's own Dr. George Welch was recently quoted in Coveteur Online about health implications of consuming coconut oil and MCT oil. Here's what he said: According to Dr. Welch, the whole brouhaha around coconut oil “is that it’s virtually 100% saturated...

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What is Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)?

What is Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)?

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is a heart disease that results from the damage or infection of coronary arteries. Coronary arteries are the main blood vessels that nourish the heart by supplying it with blood, oxygen, and nutrients. Usually, damaged blood vessels are...

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What Is Ejection Fraction (EF)?

Ejection fraction (EF) is a measure of how much blood leaves the heart with each heartbeat. Every heartbeat cycle has two parts: Contraction and relaxation. When the heart contracts, blood is ejected from two ventricles. During relaxation, the ventricles are filled...

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Low Blood Pressure Treatment

Blood pressure refers to the force with which blood flowing through the blood vessels exerts itself. This force is largely affected by the amount of blood flowing through the vessels as well as the blood vessels themselves and the stiffness, dilation or flexibility of...

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