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For "Ultrasound Awareness Month," we'd like to remind you that Heart Health Ultrasound Screening is a safe, non-invasive procedure that anyone can undergo to diagnose any number of conditions that can lead to a heart attack, such as blocked or narrowing arteries due to plaque build-… read more

A heart attack happens when something blocks the flow of blood to the heart. In most cases, the blockage is a buildup of fat, cholesterol and other substances, which combine to form a plaque in the coronary arteries, which are the arteries that feed the heart.  Eventually, the plaque will break… read more

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is found in all your cells.  Your cholesterol levels can serve as a harbinger for your future heart health. High cholesterol can double your risk for heart disease, therefore prevention and treatment are important to preserve the health of your heart… read more

Join us in celebration of Nuclear Medicine Week! (October 6 -12) North Suffolk Cardiology will be sponsoring a Nuclear Medicine Week/Fun Walk to promote Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging awareness. This Event is part of a nationwide campaign to promote nuclear medicine awareness by the… read more

September has been officially designated National Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month and prevention is the name of the game. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulatory problem that is marked by narrowed arteries, which restrict blood flow to your limbs. The most common symptom… read more

What does a heart-healthy diet look like? Such a diet includes foods from various food groups, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy, lean protein, nuts, legumes and vegetable-based oils. A heart healthy diet does not include foods that are low in nutrients and high in calories… read more

According to most available nutritional and medical research, eating nuts as a key part of a healthy diet may actually be good for your heart. That is because nuts contain a number of important nutrients, as well as unsaturated fatty acids. 

While summer may be our favorite season of the year, it is important to remember that our bodies are working harder to keep cool. Summer can be an especially dangerous time for those with heart conditions as heat puts extra stress on the cardiovascular system. Making sure to stay properly hydrated… read more

The warm weather is finally here.  Whether or not you have a heart condition the increased temperature can affect how the heart works.  As the thermometer rises, the body responds by trying to stabilize the internal temperature with sweat. Sweat is designed to cool down the body.  During this… read more

The term “healthy” has been skewed to include 100 calorie Oreo packs, diet soda and skim lattes. But what does eating healthy really entail?