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You Could Have High Blood Pressure and Not Know It Oct 31st, 2019

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects more than 100 million Americans. That’s 50% of all adults in the country. Unfortunately, many people don’t even know they have it.  One of the big problems with hypertension is that it may not show obvious symptoms until it causes a heart...

Understanding Your Cholesterol Numbers Oct 4th, 2019

If your cholesterol is too high, you’re at an elevated risk for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of premature death. That’s why Michael Avaricio, MD and the team at Advanced Cardiac Care in Queens, New York offer testing and support to help you keep a close...

Why Heart Attacks Among Young People are on the Rise Sep 4th, 2019

The total number of heart attacks in the United States is lower than ever before — but so is the age group it’s hitting hardest. Today, the elderly no longer hold a monopoly on cardiac arrest, as there are more heart attacks reported in young adults under the age of...