Brooklyn Office: 718-924-2655 | E. Setauket Office: 631-675-2888 [email protected]

Treating hypothyroidism

Use extreme caution when taking supplements By David Dunaief, M.D. Hypothyroidism can cause weight gain and low energy, but diagnosing and treating it can be tricky. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped organ at the base of the neck, and it is responsible for maintaining...

Growing old “gracefully”

Low inflammation may play a significant role in healthy aging By David Dunaief, M.D. What does it mean to you to “grow old gracefully?” For people I speak with, it means to be independent, mobile, mentally alert, and not burdened by chronic illnesses. In other words,...

Chronic heart failure alternatives

Supplementation may improve outcomes By David Dunaief, M.D. Heart attacks and heart disease get a lot of attention, but chronic heart failure is often overlooked by the press. The reason may be that heart failure is not acute like a heart attack. To clarify by using...