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Alcohol Induced Hangover: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

  Alcohol induced hangovers are estimated to cost one hundred forty-eight billion dollars in related absenteeism and poor job performance in the United States annually as per Dr. Steven Reisman a Cardiologist in New York City. A hangover is the experience of unpleasant physiological and psychological effects after drinking too much alcohol. These symptoms usually begin when the blood alcohol level falls significantly and is at or near zero. Symptoms include headache, tremulousness, nausea, diarrhea, dry mouth, fatigue, anxiety and general discomfort. Those with an alcoholic hangover have diminished visual-spatial skill and dexterity. Hangovers can last up […]
By |January 17th, 2014|Alcohol|0 Comments

Occurrence of Heart Attacks May Be Increased During the December Holiday Season According To Dr. Steven Reisman A New York City Cardiologist.

Some studies have shown that there appears to be an increased incidence of heart attacks around the Christmas and New Year’s season according to Dr. Steven Reisman a Cardiologist in New York City. A heart attack occurs when there is an acute blockage of blood supply and thus oxygen supply in one of the arteries supplying the heart muscle resulting in the death of heart muscle tissue unless this blockage is rapidly opened up and reversed within a few hours of the onset of this symptom. A heart attack can be symptomatic with the development […]
By |January 13th, 2014|Heart Attack|0 Comments

New York City Cardiologist Dr. Steven Reisman Explains The Relationship Between Binge Alcohol Drinking And The Holiday Heart Syndrome

The holiday heart syndrome was described over thirty years ago according to Dr. Steven Reisman, a New York City Cardiologist. This entity which is important to keep in mind during the Christmas and New Year’s season occurs usually secondary to increased and frequently heavy alcohol consumption. It results in palpitations, a rapid heart rate and at times also an irregular heart rhythm. This syndrome is usually experienced by an individual without prior evidence of heart disease. One might experience “heart pounding” or palpitations at a rapid heart rate and possibly irregularity of the heart beat. It is possible also to […]
By |January 4th, 2014|Palpitations|0 Comments

Dr. Steven Reisman, a Cardiologist in New York City, Interviewed on Fox News about Obesity as a Disease.

Is obesity a disease Dr. Steven Reisman, a New York City cardiologist, was recently interviewed on Fox Business News regarding the American Medical Association recently passing a resolution recognizing obesity as a disease.  A disease, which is defined as an abnormal condition which interrupts normal bodily functions and is usually associated with symptoms and signs, may also include disorders and syndromes. Obesity is generally defined as an elevated Body Mass Index (BMI). This is a formula utilizing both height and weight. […]
By |July 16th, 2013|Diabetes, Obesity|0 Comments

Dr Steven Reisman, a New York City Cardiologist and Director of the New York Cardiac Diagnostic Center announces the implementation of a new device for the early detection of risk for heart attack and stroke

Dr. Steven Reisman, a New York City Cardiologist and Director of The New York Cardiac Diagnostic Center announces the recent implementation in his office of a device to measure “endothelial dysfunction” which is a measurement useful in the early detection of risk for heart attack and stroke. The device is call EndoPat and it is a fifteen minute test  with the patient lying down and probes put on one finger in each hand to measure the ability of blood vessels to dilate after the inflation of […]
By |January 24th, 2013|Heart Attack, Stroke|0 Comments

THERE HAS BEEN AN INCREASING INCIDENCE OF STROKES IN YOUNG ADULTS AND MIDDLE AGED ADULTS ACCORDING TO CARDIOLOGIST DR. STEVEN REISMAN

Several studies over the past several years have shown an increase in strokes among those age 20 to 54 years old according to Dr. Steven Reisman, Director of the New York Cardiac Diagnostic Center, and a Cardiologist in New York City. A stroke occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain stops and there is a decrease in oxygen supply to the brain and brain cells die.  The symptoms of a stroke can occur suddenly and without any warning and the symptoms depend on which part of the brain is damaged. These symptoms can include a […]

Dr. Steven Reisman- a New York City cardiologist, shedding light on ‘mini stroke!’

Frankie Muniz, the star from the successful comedy series ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ has been in the news lately, however, not for his acting skills this time. Frankie who is aged just 27, suffered from a ‘mini stroke’, which is often looked upon as a sign for an upcoming stroke. Well, shedding light on this serious heart condition, Dr. Steven Reisman, the Director of New York Cardiac Diagnostic Center, while talking to Inside Edition said, “A mini-stroke […]
By |December 10th, 2012|Stroke|0 Comments

ACUTE TRIGGERS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS SUCH AS HEART ATTACK AND STROKE

Dr. Steven Reisman, a New York City cardiologist, will discuss the relationship between acute risk factors or acute triggers and the development of a heart attack or stroke. It is well known that there are chronic risk factors for heart disease such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus, smoking, and other factors. There are also acute risk factors that can precipitate a cardiac event. Acute risk factors may result in a rapid increase in blood pressure, vasoconstriction, or even increase in coagulability. There are several psychological triggers that are […]

DR. STEVEN REISMAN, A CARDIOLOGIST IN NEW YORK CITY, DISCUSSES THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PRE-DIABETES, TYPE 2 DIABETES AND METABOLIC SYNDROME

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes is increasing in the United States according to Dr. Steven Reisman, Director of the New York Cardiac Diagnostic Center and a cardiologist in New York City. Pre-diabetes is usually defined as an elevation of fasting or post-prandial glucose levels. The American Diabetes Association has defined impaired fasting glucose as a level of 100 to 125 mg/dl. Also, an elevation in hemoglobin A1c or glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) at a level of 5.7% to 6.4% may also represent pre-diabetes.   Metabolic Syndrome is related to […]

DR. STEVEN REISMAN, A CARDIOLOGIST IN NEW YORK CITY, DISCUSSES THE EFFECT OF DIETARY PROTEIN AND CONTENT ON WEIGHT GAIN DURING OVEREATING

According to Dr. Steven Reisman, one of the best cardiologists in New York City and the Director of the New York Cardiac Diagnostic Center, obesity and overweight affect greater than 60% of the United States public. It is estimated that the United States government spends in excess of $200 billion per year on obesity associated conditions and diseases. Obesity is the result of an accumulation of excess body fat. Obesity is not just excess body weight because overweight can occur from either muscle or fat deposition. Diet composition […]