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Nurturing Cardiovascular Wellness for a Strong Heart

Brookhaven Heart has convenient locations in New Hyde Park, Patchogue, and Hicksville, and at each location we are committed to your cardiovascular health. Our mission is to empower you with the knowledge and tools you need to maintain a strong heart and live a vibrant life. Call us to take control of your cardiovascular and vein health.

The Importance of Cardiovascular Health

Your heart is not just a symbol of love; it’s the powerhouse of your body, tirelessly pumping blood and oxygen to every cell, ensuring their proper functioning. Cardiovascular health is the foundation of overall well-being, and it influences every aspect of your life, from your energy levels to your longevity.

Heart-Healthy Habits

Balanced Nutrition

A heart-healthy diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats. Reduce your intake of processed foods, sugary beverages, and excessive salt. Incorporate foods high in omega-3 fatty acids, like salmon and walnuts, to support heart health.

Regular Exercise

Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week. Engage in activities you enjoy, such as brisk walking, cycling, swimming, or dancing, to keep your heart strong and your blood vessels healthy.

Stress Management

Chronic stress can take a toll on your heart. Practice stress-reduction techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, yoga, or spending time in nature. Finding healthy ways to manage stress positively impacts your cardiovascular system.

Quit Smoking

Smoking is a major risk factor for heart disease. If you smoke, quitting is one of the most significant steps you can take to protect your heart and improve your overall health.

Limit Alcohol Intake

If you choose to consume alcohol, do so in moderation. For men, this typically means up to two drinks per day, and for women, up to one drink per day.

Understanding Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Certain factors can increase your risk of heart disease. Recognizing these risk factors empowers you to take proactive steps to prevent or manage them:

High Blood Pressure

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure strains your heart and blood vessels, increasing the risk of heart disease.

High Cholesterol

Elevated levels of cholesterol can lead to the formation of plaque in your arteries, restricting blood flow and increasing heart disease risk.


Uncontrolled diabetes can damage blood vessels and nerves, raising the likelihood of heart problems.

Family History

If heart disease runs in your family, you might be at a higher risk. Knowing your family’s health history can guide your preventive measures.


Excess weight places added stress on your heart and can contribute to the development of heart disease.

Physical Inactivity

Leading a sedentary lifestyle increases your risk of heart disease. Incorporating regular physical activity is essential for cardiovascular health.

Prioritize Your Heart with Brookhaven Heart – Call Today!

At Brookhaven Heart, we are here to guide and support you on your journey toward a strong and healthy heart. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to providing comprehensive cardiovascular care, tailored to your individual needs and goals. Whether you’re seeking preventive guidance, have concerns about heart health, or need expert advice on managing risk factors, we are here for you.

Take the first step towards a healthier heart today. Contact us to schedule an appointment at one of our convenient locations in New Hyde Park, Patchogue, or Hicksville. Let’s work together to prioritize your cardiovascular health and pave the way for a life filled with vitality and well-being. Your heart deserves nothing less than the best care, and that’s exactly what we’re here to provide.

Welcome to Brookhaven Heart

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