HEART HEALTH NEWS

Heart news, health trends, patient education, healthy lifestyle tips, and practice announcements from the physicians and staff of Capital Cardiology Associates
The Polypill

The Polypill

The history of the Polypill began in 1999 when the idea of combining medicines to combat cardiovascular disease was first proposed. Two recent studies have shown its ability to lower blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and cardiovascular outcomes. Dr. Robert Bento, Director of Clinical Research at Capital Cardiology Associates, explains the potential of the polypill for high-risk patients.

The Future of Vaping Bans

The Future of Vaping Bans

Since entering the market in 2006, e-cigarettes and vaping were once viewed as a “less harmful” aid to help smokers curb or quit their nicotine habit. This is no longer true. We look back on the headlines from 2019 to examine future vaping bans in New York State.

Benefits of Cardiovascular Exercise

Benefits of Cardiovascular Exercise

Regular cardiovascular exercise can help people with normal blood pressure maintain healthy blood pressure levels, allowing our heart to pump more efficiently and protecting our blood vessels. The good news is: you don’t need to spend a lot of money to reap the benefits of a great workout.

Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes Awareness Month

As diabetes is becoming more prevalent in our communities, culturally, there is a concern that adults are treating their diagnoses as a condition that can be managed with medication, not as a disease that can cause long-term damage if left untreated.

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