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Your Heart Health: Get the Facts

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and New York State is no exception. Here are some quick facts about cardiovascular disease:

-Over 1 in 4 deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease.
-In 2006, 33.9% of total death in New York were due to heart disease–that’s over 1 in 3!
-Heart disease, including stroke, is responsible for more deaths each year than murder, accidents and all forms of cancer combined.
-1 in every 3 people suffers from some form of cardiovascular disease
-Roughly 850,000 Americans suffer from a heart attack each year–and many don’t even know they’re at risk until it’s too late.

Concerned about heart disease? We can help!
Call us at (516) 858-2323

Why Don’t People Know They’re at Risk

The symptoms are hard to spot

Risk factors such as hypertension, high cholesterol and atherosclerosis can go undetected for years, only becoming noticeable once they’ve become quite severe.

People don’t visit their doctor enough

Whether it’s because they’re pressed for time, uncomfortable discussing their symptoms, worried about being judged, or simply afraid of the unknown, people find all sorts of reasons to avoid seeing a doctor.

It’s scary learning about health issues

It’s normal to feel afraid, overwhelmed or even hopeless when you believe you might be facing a serious health issue. But delaying your visit will only make matters worse. Early detection is key when it comes to treating heart disease—the earlier, the better.

Let Us Put Your Mind At Ease

The good news in all of this is that heart disease is both preventable and, to some extent, even reversible.

At Long Island Heart Associates, our caring staff will ensure that you’re comfortable, and our knowledgeable cardiologists will put together a comprehensive, individualized heart scan for you so that you can put your mind at ease. Our facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art testing equipment, so you can breathe easy knowing that you’ll be receiving the best possible cardiovascular care available.

It’s not too late. Call us today, and take charge of your heart health!

Call us today at (516) 858-2323 or
fill out our convenient web contact form.

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