Cardiologists are physicians who specialize in caring for the heart. Whether a patient has a condition that is heart related or just wants a cardiac checkup, going to a cardiologist on a regular basis is a smart health decision.
Cardiologists will treat diseases that affect the heart such as congenital heart conditions that people are born with. Many people may not even realize they have them until symptoms send them to doctor or an emergency room. Cardiologists like Dr. Edward Honig do various tests to determine if congenital heart defects exists or other heart problems are detectable. If problems are discovered, early intervention and treatment will keep patients, in most cases, healthy longer with fewer cardiac episodes, if any.
Dr. Edward Honig, whose office is in Glen Cove, Long Island, is very conveniently located to New York City. It’s a 30 minute car ride from the major airports and a little further from midtown. The Long Island Rail Road also has a Glen Cove station making it easy to get to from New York City’s Penn Station or John F. Kennedy Airport.
Cardiologists treat problems with the heart muscle itself referred to a cardiomyopathies. Sometimes, the heart muscle itself is weakened at birth or due to a myocardial infarction, or heart attack. Dr. Honig administers tests in his office in Glen Cove or at Glen Cove Hospital to determine presence of, or causes of, cardiac dysfunction.
Cardiologists like Dr. Honig also treat problems within the elaborate electrical system that is part of the heart’s function. There are several types of illnesses where the electrical impulses are innately incorrectly programmed and can be corrected with simple procedures. A graduate of Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Honig specializes in all forms of cardiac care. Hypertension is a very common disease and its symptoms are often non existent. Dr. Honig emphasizes this is another good reason for regular cardiac checkups. Medical management of high blood pressure is essential.
Dr. Honig is also very receptive to patients who have other conditions in addition to their cardiac problems. He carefully works with patients’ other physicians to help manage other co morbid issues such as diabetes, weight control, autoimmune problems and kidney disease.
Dr. Honig is a favorite among his patients and colleagues alike. He is personable, upbeat, friendly, kind and optimistic. His patients adore him and his colleagues like and respect him and his work.
Prevention and early detection are important parts of cardiac care, according to cardiologists like Dr. Honig. Annual examinations, especially is their is a family history of heart problems, is extremely important. Cardiac problems can be managed with simple one time procedures in many cases. Some cardiac issues can be medically managed with medication alone. Exercise regimens can help many patients as well, says Dr. Honig.
With proper care, even patients with cardiac problems can lead normal and long healthy lives.
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