Ian Neeland, MD
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Why Sleep Is Essential for Heart Health
Though many people don’t realize it, sleep is just as important as your blood pressure or cholesterol level for heart health.
Are Statins Worth Taking for High Cholesterol?
Tens of millions of U.S. adults take cholesterol-lowering medications, but only half of adults who could benefit from the drugs take them.
There’s More to Heart Disease Risk Than Cholesterol
If you’ve had your cholesterol checked, you might wonder how important your cholesterol levels are for determining heart disease risk. It’s just one of many factors.
How Do Blood Pressure Medications Work?
High blood pressure affects nearly half of adults. Learn more about the many medications and how they work in the body.
Reduce Your Salt Intake and Improve Your Health
Many people don’t know the amount of sodium in foods they eat. While sodium makes food taste better, it also contributes to high blood pressure, elevating risk of heart attack and stroke.
Guidance is Changing on Low-Dose Aspirin To Prevent Heart Disease
Newer research shows the benefits of daily aspirin do not outweigh the risks for some patients. If you’re taking aspirin for prevention, you may want to talk with your doctor.
What a Preventive Cardiologist Can Do For You
A preventive cardiologist practices a subspecialty of medicine that is focused on lowering patients’ risk for developing heart disease and having a first heart attack or stroke.
How Ectopic Fat Increases Your Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Visceral fat, which surrounds some of the vital organs, causes insulin resistance and poses a risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. More recently, evidence has shown that ectopic fat also increases risk for these diseases.