The Arrhythmia Specialists at Tampa Cardiovascular Associates: Offering Comprehensive Care to Keep Your Heartbeats Steady

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 9, 2023

An arrhythmia is an abnormality in your heartbeat’s rhythm or rate. It may be benign in some cases, but in others, it can lead to serious life-threatening conditions like heart failure, stroke, and sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). While arrhythmias can occur at any age, it’s crucial to seek professional help from a specialized cardiologist the

Heart Beat Disorders (Arrhythmias)

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 1, 2023

The heart is one of the most vital organs in the human body, and its functionality is of utmost importance. One of the most common heart disorders is arrhythmia, which can lead to complications like strokes and heart attacks. If you’re experiencing arrhythmia or any other type of heart ailment, you must seek the right

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

Holter Monitors – What Are They Used For?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 17, 2020

You may have heard of a Holter Monitor or even seen someone wearing one, but do you know what the purpose is and how they work? Sometimes a patient will need to wear a monitor round the clock to keep track of heart rhythms and electrical impulses so that their cardiologist can make an accurate

The Tilt Table Test – What Is It?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 21, 2019

Has your doctor suggested you should take the tilt table test? If so, his suggestion was very likely met with a rather blank stare. Tilt table tests, though widely used, are not very well known amongst the general public. What is a Tilt Table Test and Why Would You Be Suggested to Take One? This

Meet the Doctors of Tampa Cardiovascular Associates

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 25, 2019

When it comes to choosing a doctor it’s important you find someone you feel like you can talk with and relate to. Your heart is the very core of your being. Keeping it healthy is vital. That is why Tampa Cardiovascular associates were formed.  Our physicians are committed to providing the very best treatments, care,

Does Your Doctor Want You to Wear a Holter Monitor?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 1, 2018

For the heart being such a small organ, it is vital for life and health that it be in good shape. Unfortunately sometimes our hearts get worn out, tired, and even diseased. At that point, you may begin to feel run down and even be able to detect that your heart just doesn’t “feel quite

Living With a Pacemaker

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 29, 2018

While having a pacemaker can save your life, it can also drastically alter your lifestyle. While pacemakers were designed to assist your heartbeat in order to help control the rhythm, typically doing so in a way that is almost entirely unnoticeable by the patient, it is important to remember that a pacemaker is still just

Abnormal EKG Readings and What They Mean For You

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 11, 2018

An EKG (electrocardiogram) is a noninvasive test that measures your hearts electrical activity. It can read all aspects including how well the chambers are conducting energy and how fast your heart is beating. Do You Need A Doctor? – Here are the signs you should seek medical help: Seek emergency medical attention if you experience:

What Does a Heart Arrhythmia Feel Like?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 23, 2018

Feeling something abnormal going on in your chest can be disturbing and even downright scary. It is hard to know what is going on and if what you are feeling is indeed something you need to worry about. Though there are many different issues that can cause chest discomfort today we are going to look