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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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Cholesterol Screening Specialist

Cholesterol is a fat your body needs to function properly. Each one of our doctors is a cholesterol screening specialist that will help detect any signs early. Too much cholesterol can lead to: heart disease stroke atherosclerosis, a clogging or hardening of your...

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What is Congestive Heart Failure?

What is Congestive Heart Failure?

Pumping Blood With Congestive Heart Failure The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute defines congestive heart failure (sometimes known simply as heart failure) as the condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet a body’s needs. This means your...

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Preventing Heart Attacks With Good Health Choices

Preventing Heart Attacks With Good Health Choices

Did you know that almost one in four people in the U.S. died of heart disease in 2008? Manhattan Cardiology's goal in preventing heart attacks is to help drastically reduce that statistic through heart screenings and patient education.  Although we’ve made great...

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Shortness of Breath in Manhattan

Shortness of Breath in Manhattan

Breathing Problems and Their Causes Breathing – it’s such an automatic process and a basic function that we usually don’t even think about it. But if we experience serious breathing problems, our lives can change in countless ways. We can suffer from fatigue and pain,...

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Get A Stroke Screening

A stroke is the rapidly developing loss of brain functions due to a disturbance of blood supply to the brain most likely caused by a blockage or leakage of blood. A stroke is a medical emergency and can cause permanent brain damage complications, and even lead to...

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