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The Effect Stress Has On Your Heart

The Effect Stress Has On Your Heart

Our Physician Assistant, Rebecca Kraskow, discusses the effects stress has on your heart.   What effect does stress have on your heart? If you’ve been unusually stressed out lately, you’re certainly not alone. With the events of the past year, it’s completely...

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The Effect Caffeine Has On Your Heart

The Effect Caffeine Has On Your Heart

Dr. Kambiz Shekib of our sister brand, Medical Offices of Manhattan discusses the effects caffeine has on your heart. Sources: UpToDate & AHA   What effect does a high caffeine intake have on your heart? Caffeine is a most commonly utilized drug in the world;...

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Drinking Alcohol with Heart Disease

Drinking Alcohol with Heart Disease

It’s unlikely that there are many people who would try to make the argument that drinking alcohol is actually good for you, but there can be a somewhat surprising amount of confusion over how drinking actually affects your heart. For people who’ve already had a heart...

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What Is Holiday Heart Syndrome?

What Is Holiday Heart Syndrome?

Even if you’re not typically much of a drinker, there’s typically a greater temptation to tie one on during special occasions, and the winter holidays are no exception. ‘Tis the season to be jolly, but too much cheer can be harmful to your cardiovascular health, and...

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How to Recognize Stroke Symptoms

How to Recognize Stroke Symptoms

Stroke is one of the most common and dangerous cardiovascular complications affecting Americans, with roughly 800,000 cases occurring annual in the United States. This medical condition causes one in six cardiovascular deaths nationwide - an American dies from a...

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Is Turkey Good For Your Heart?

Is Turkey Good For Your Heart?

If there’s a natural cheat day built into the calendar, Thanksgiving is probably it. In general, it’s okay to loosen your diet regimen a little bit on turkey day, but you should try to keep track of what you’re putting in your body. There are the obvious unhealthy...

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Controlling Your Cholesterol During the Holidays

Controlling Your Cholesterol During the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us, a wonderful time to rest, reflect on the year it’s been, spend time with family and loved ones, and yes: eat a whole mess of food. It’s not uncommon to overindulge a little bit during traditional holiday meals, with Americans gaining a...

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When is a Fluttering Heart Cause for Concern?

When is a Fluttering Heart Cause for Concern?

Know that feeling when your heart skips a beat? It’s a fairly common sensation and may not be any cause for alarm - you might just be nervous or stressed (or if certain poets and songwriters are to be believed, falling in love). However, it could be a symptom of...

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Can Losing Weight Prevent Heart Disease?

Can Losing Weight Prevent Heart Disease?

Obesity has long been understood to be a contributor to harmful long-term cardiovascular conditions, but recent research indicates that being overweight may be more directly related to heart disease than previously thought. While no two bodies are exactly alike and...

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