Just Not Feeling Right Following an Infection? It Could be Myocarditis

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 26, 2020

Just Not Feeling Right Following an Infection? It Could be Myocarditis If you have been sick with a systemic infection occasionally the virus can enter the heart. Your body produces cells to fight the virus to try and heal you. These cells release chemicals which can sometimes inflame the heart muscle.  Inflammation of the heart

Cardiomyopathy – Signs & Symptoms

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 23, 2020

Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscles which makes it more difficult for the heart to do its job and pump blood to the rest of the body. If left untreated it can lead to heart failure. Cardiomyopathy is not genetic in nature, instead it stems from viral infections, nutritional deficiencies, undergoing chemotherapy for

Broken Heart Syndrome: Yes, You Really Can Die of a Broken Heart…

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 23, 2020

If you have been lucky enough to live a life without getting your heart broken count your blessings. While a breakup may feel bad an actual broken heart which leads to a medical condition known as Broken Heart Syndrome usually involves the death of a loved one. For years it was considered an old wive’s

Why People Choose to Visit a Nutritionist in Tampa, Florida

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On: September 14, 2020

Why People Choose to Visit a Nutritionist in Tampa, Florida There is so much conflicting information on the internet it’s very hard to know what’s truth and what’s conjecture. When it comes to your health and food planning, nothing can top the advice of a trained licensed nutritionist. No two people have the exact same

Your Body’s Silent Cries for More Water

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On: August 24, 2020

You may think “But, I’m not thirsty” The truth is, by the time you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated. Drinking enough water is a great way to make sure your body performs the way it should. Neglecting to do so can result in problems for every organ in the body. This is especially an

Mini Strokes (Transient Ischemic Attacks) Are More Common Than You Might Think

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On: August 17, 2020

A transient ischemic attack also known as a TIA, is a mini version of a stroke that occurs when a blood clot clogs an artery for a short period of time. The only difference between a full on stroke and mini stroke is that a TIA the blockage temporary and dislodges itself. Symptoms come on

Common Myths About Cholesterol – Get the Heart Health Facts

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 12, 2020

When it comes to cholesterol or really any other topic of health information out there on the web there is a ton of good information but also a bunch of misinformation as well. Without a medical background it can be tough sometimes to sort the truth from fiction. We wanted to take the time today

What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest, and Could I Be at Risk?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 10, 2020

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) has made a lot of recent appearances in the news lately, especially after a 17-year-old varsity tennis captain passed away from cardiac arrest in California earlier this week. How does an athletic, active, and incredibly young girl, in seemingly perfect health, pass away so suddenly? The truth is that instances like

The Link Between Chronic Depression and Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 4, 2020

If you’ve ever experienced depression you understand that it can sometimes feel like you have a broken or heavy heart. The question becomes that while depression can certainly feel like a heart based issue, can it cause actual damage to your heart muscle? Research has shown both that heart disease can cause depression and that

Warning: Viral Infections May Cause Heart Damage

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 1, 2020

While a viral infection in and of itself is not likely deadly there are a few things that happen in conjunction with a virus that can tip the scales out of your favor.   Co-infection with another germ is often likely. Respiratory failure can occur when the lugs become weakened by a disease and in