Oral Hygiene and Heart Disease: How Are They Related?
Oral hygiene is perhaps one of the first health prevention lessons that we ever receive in life. When parents tell their children to brush their teeth or floss them regularly, they are actually setting them on the path of a happy and healthy life. Maintaining a healthy mouth leads to a healthy body. This is […]
Do Varicose Vein Creams Really Work
Varicose veins, also known as spider veins, are enlarged and twisted veins that are usually present in the legs and feet. Their enlarged state makes them visibly apparent under the skin. At first glance, it seems as though the veins are protruding out from your skin. This makes them quite unsightly, creating confidence issues in […]
Top 4 Reasons to See a Cardiologist
1. The Doctor Tells You to Do So If your family practitioner advises you to see a cardiologist (or any other specialist), make the call! Your regular doctor has generally seen and examined you many times, so, when things change, he or she will see red flags rising. You need to salute those flags. Your […]
What Causes Varicose Veins?
Varicose Veins — Ugly and Dangerous Varicose veins look awful and nobody likes seeing them. Appearance aside, they can be dangerous. They can cause bleeding or blood clots in the legs and may signal a more serious condition called chronic venous insufficiency — which can lead to eczema, hard/tight skin or venous ulcers. Causes […]
Does Stress Increase Heart Disease Risks?
Stress (also called anxiety, pressure, strain, tension and other things) is part of life, we all know that, but there are legitimate questions about how stress affects cardiac health. We’d like to give you a straight answer that fits everyone, but there isn’t one. Some people thrive on it — they almost can’t live […]
How to Prepare for Varicose Vein Treatment
About half of all Americans suffer some type of venous dysfunction. Varicose veins form when blood pools in the legs and feet or when blood clots narrow or block veins. Left untreated, they can lead to numerous serious health conditions. If you’re in that half of the population, OMNY should be your practice of choice […]
5 Things to Look For When Finding a Cardiologist
If you are in need of a cardiologist, you may not know exactly where to start. After all, New York City is full of expert cardiologists- how do you know which doctor can provide you with the level of care, compassion, and expertise that you need? Here are five key things to consider when looking […]
What is the Best Treatment for Varicose Veins?
Spring is almost here, which means it’s just about time to start showing some skin! If you suffer from varicose veins, however, you may not be as eager to wear shorts and skirts that showcase your legs. Varicose veins can be a problem for many people- in fact, approximately 50 percent of Americans suffer from […]