How to Recognize a Stroke and Take Action to Help Prevent Permanent Damage

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 31, 2020

Until you have actually seen someone in the process of having a stroke it is difficult to know what to look for. Being witness to an oncoming stroke can be confusing. You may look at your friend, co-worker, or loved one and think “something just isn’t right”, yet not fully know what is going on.

Tips to Help Strengthen Your Heart and Keep You Healthy!

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 22, 2020

When it comes to health your heart really should be a key focus. It is the center of your being, what keeps you going, and every organ healthy and active. With so much health information and misinformation available it can be hard to decipher what’s right and wrong. Because of this, we wanted to set

Heart Healthy Meal Ideas for Staying Well During and After Lockdown

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 19, 2020

Eating healthy while we are all stuck at home has been easier in some ways, as we are not going out to eat and being tempted with all the amazing foods in our favorite restaurants, but many of us have also been stress-eating. Buying maybe not the world’s most nutritious food at the grocery store

Steps to Take to Avoid Infective Endocarditis

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 11, 2020

Infective Endocarditis is an infection of the endocardium, usually with bacteria or less commonly a fungus. It can cause symptoms like fever, anemia, heart murmurs, petechiae, and embolic phenomena. While an endocarditis infection may seem like a dental issue it can easily lead to heart problems. Dental care is vital in the care and maintaining

Are You Experiencing Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs)?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 7, 2020

You may experience PVCs and not know what it is you are feeling. Many describe it as a pause in your heartbeat, almost the same type of feeling you get when you drop over that first hill in a roller coaster. The difference is you are not being exposed to a drop in gravity and

An Inside Look at Congestive Heart Failure

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 4, 2020

What is CHF (Congestive Heart Failure)? – CHF is a progressive chronic illness that affects how well your heart muscles can pump blood to the rest of your body. There are 4 Stages of Congestive Heart Failure Stages are labeled by letter. A, B, C, and D. A is the least serious (Risk of developing