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Can Birth Control Cause Blood Clots?

Can Birth Control Cause Blood Clots?

There are a number of reasons why you might want to take birth control, but it’s also understandable to have some trepidation about its side effects. Oral contraceptives can secondarily impact the body in a number of ways which vary in severity. You may have even...

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Avoid Clogged Arteries with These 8 Healthy Foods

Avoid Clogged Arteries with These 8 Healthy Foods

There are a lot of underlying factors that can lead to heart disease, and not all of them are things you can control. While there’s not much you can do about things like genetics, atherosclerosis (clogged arteries) often has a lot to do with your daily lifestyle. This...

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How Does Smoking Affect Your Heart?

How Does Smoking Affect Your Heart?

It’s probably not news to many people that smoking cigarettes is bad for you. If you’re a smoker, maybe you’ve even tried to quit in the past but weren’t able to stay off of nicotine in the long term. The thing to remember is that when it comes to giving up smoking,...

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Men’s Health Awareness Month

Men’s Health Awareness Month

June is Men’s Health Month, 30 days dedicated to fostering discussion and education of some of the key health issues which affect men today. As cardiologists, this mission is important to us. While heart disease is the leading cause of death in men, tending to affect...

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Postpartum Preeclampsia

Postpartum Preeclampsia

Dr. Denise Pate of Medical Offices of Manhattan, discusses postpartum preeclampsia, why it happens, how dangerous it can be, and what you can do to help prevent and treat it. What is postpartum preeclampsia? Preeclampsia is the development of hypertension and the...

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Erectile Dysfunction & Heart Disease

Erectile Dysfunction & Heart Disease

Erectile dysfunction is a subject that can be surrounded by feelings of insecurity, embarrassment, even shame, but it’s something that we should be able to discuss openly. Difficulty achieving an erection is something that more than half of men likely experience at...

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6 Exercises to Boost Your Heart Health

6 Exercises to Boost Your Heart Health

It’s probably not news to you that staying physically active is an important part of a heart-healthy lifestyle. The heart is a muscle, and regular exercise is essential to keeping it strong. Moving your body on a frequent basis is also important to preventing harmful...

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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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