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How to Prepare for a Cardiac Stress Test Dec 1st, 2022

A cardiac stress test is a diagnostic procedure to identify problems with your heart. If you’re having heart palpitations or chest pain, the providers at Chinatown Cardiology may schedule you for this type of test so you can get the treatment you deserve. We offer stress electrocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, as well as myocardial perfusion...

Sick Sinus Syndrome (SSS): Can a Pacemaker Help? Nov 1st, 2022

Sick sinus syndrome (SSS) develops in 1 in 600 people over 65 with heart disease and can increase your risk for cardiac arrest, stroke, and heart failure. At Chinatown Cardiology, with multiple New York City locations, our skilled cardiologists offer diagnostic testing services for sick sinus syndrome.  Our team will ensure you get...

5 Effective Treatments for Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Oct 1st, 2022

Atrial fibrillation (AF) describes an irregular heart rhythm. Many people experience a rapid heartbeat because of the condition and may be at greater risk of more serious heart issues. At Chinatown Cardiology, with four New York City locations, our experienced cardiologists use advanced diagnostic technologies to identify what’s causing your...

What to Expect After Your Renal Artery Ultrasound Sep 1st, 2022

A renal artery ultrasound is a diagnostic test that evaluates the flow of blood in the arteries that support your kidneys. At Chinatown Cardiology, with five New York City locations, our providers offer renal artery ultrasounds in-office to evaluate your kidney function and diagnose a range of underlying kidney conditions. We also ensure you know...

3 Signs You’re a Candidate for Valvuloplasty Aug 1st, 2022

Valvuloplasty is a procedure to restore blood flow to the chambers of your heart. There are warning signs that might indicate you have poor blood flow and need this type of treatment. At Chinatown Cardiology, with five New York City locations, our experienced cardiology team provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations on-site to determine if...

What Is Hypertension and What Can I Do About It? Jul 1st, 2022

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a potentially serious cardiovascular disease, and you can have it for years without any noticeable warning signs. At Chinatown Cardiology, with five New York City locations, our team of cardiovascular experts has extensive experience diagnosing and treating hypertension.  We offer resources that help you keep your blood pressure under...

Is My Chest Pain a Heart Problem or Heartburn? Jun 1st, 2022

The pain you feel in your chest with severe heartburn can be similar to the pain you experience with an underlying heart problem. At Chinatown Cardiology, with five New York City locations, our experienced heart specialists offer in-office testing to determine what’s causing your chest pain.  The team recommends that people who experience...

Heart Disease and COVID-19: What You Need to Know May 1st, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people around the world to pay more attention to their health. As we continue to work to prevent COVID infections, we’re learning more about the long-term effects of the virus. Our cardiology team at Chinatown Cardiology, with five New York City locations, is closely following the...

The Difference Between Arterial and Venous Disorders in Your Legs Apr 8th, 2022

Your legs feel sluggish and they appear swollen. Or perhaps you’re experiencing pain in your legs and there’s no obvious cause for the discomfort. In all of these cases, the issues in your lower extremities may be caused by problems in your blood vessels — either your arteries or your...

COVID-19 - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! Mar 18th, 2020

How can I limit my exposure to COVID-19? “Social distancing”is encouraged during this time to reduce the risk of contracting this novel coronavirus.  Limit the amount of people you come in contact with.  Spend some quality time with your family and loved ones.  Avoid large crowds.      I was...