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Bacteria in the Intestines Linked to Heart Attacks


It may come as no surprise that there is a conspicuous correlation between the food that people eat and their risk for heart attack and heart disease. While we often link the type and amount of food as the driving factor for heart health complications, researchers have now linked bacteria in the intestines to an increased risk of heart attack, focusing primarily on carnitine and lecithin. Read more »


Twitter—a Preventative Measure for Cardiovascular Disease


Want to hear about the latest and greatest news in real-time? Turn your sights towards social platforms where newsworthy information can be shared in mere seconds. According to a recent article published by MedicalXpress, Twitter can play a key role in preventing heart disease as suggested by a group of researchers affiliated with the University of Sydney. Read more »


Bikram Yoga: Internal and External Health Benefits


Bikram Yoga gained popularity in the 1970’s and has remained popular in both India and the United States for the healing powers associated with the 26 pose series. Whether you suffer from debilitating thyroid or kidney conditions to heart disease or arthritis, the benefits of Bikram are widespread. Read more »


Travel Smart: Heart Health Tips to “Bring With You”


Who doesn’t love the thought of a much-needed vacation? A planned getaway: a time to clear your mind and rest from the hectic work week over a series of days where you spend time doing what you want to do without a care in the world. Let’s face it, as wonderful as traveling can be, arriving at your planned destination takes a lot of time, money and effort which can be stressful in and of itself. Read more »


Run Your Way to Health


Cardio is a great way to burn calories and build endurance. Running is one of the best full body workouts and will greatly benefit your health if the right steps are taken to increase stamina. If you’re interested in becoming a runner, lace up and get ready. This article will give you the guidance you need to get out and get a move on. Read more »


Job Stress Could Be Hurting Your Heart


It is important to have a healthy balance between work life and family life, but what is considered healthy when work seems to be getting the best of you? For those who are plagued by stress and anxiety, you know how it feels to carry the weight of the world on your shoulders. Read more »


Heart Health Myths


Are you able to separate myth from fact when it comes to your heart health? At the Long Island Heart Associates, we’ve done the research for you. Here is what we have uncovered about factors that may or may not have a negative impact on your heart. Read more »


Heart-Healthy Living Made Easy


Looking for foods rich in nutrients and flavor to protect your heart and satisfy your cravings? Recipes like this do exist and are easy to make and include into a daily diet regimen.  Spice up your life—the healthy way, with low sodium substitutes and low carb alternatives. Read more »


How to Keep Your Heart Healthy This Winter


The winter can be beautiful, minus the cold, the extra effort to stay warm and the increased risk for heart attacks—a surprising finding that is not solely connected to the cold temperatures or the extra effort needed to battle the elements. Read more »


5 Winter Activities That Promote Healthy Living


The weather outside is frightful and the fire might be delightful but that is no reason to stay inside this winter. Rather than hibernating in your home until the spring, take part in new and exciting activities to keep you active during the cold winter months. Here’s how to get the most out of your New Year while reaping the benefits of an active, healthy lifestyle! Read more »