What You Should Know About Hemophilia

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 7, 2021

Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that is usually inherited. It is a disorder in which blood does not clot properly and it can lead to spontaneous bleeding as we as excessive bleeding following injury. Blood contains proteins which have clotting factors to help the blood loss stop. Those with this condition have lower levels of

Do You Know Your Numbers? – Your Health May Depend on It

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 1, 2021

Protect your heart and your body by getting blood work done as recommended by your physician. According to the American Heart Association doctors agree there are some vital numbers you should know and watch for to keep your heart and your body healthy. There are 4 lab range numbers that are very important to monitor regularly

Common Symptoms and Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 26, 2021

Do you know the signs? Feeling chest pain can be one of the scariest experiences of your life. It can be difficult to think straight when it happens so it’s imperative to fully know and understand what to look for before a crisis like this happens for you or a loved one. The sooner you

HIV Patients and Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 20, 2021

As treatment for HIV progresses patients are living longer higher quality lives. Modern medicine has miraculously transformed a tragic terminal illness into a manageable condition that can be lived with and kept in check for years and even decades allowing for a longer fuller life. The only downfall of this extension is that a connection

The Importance of a Cardiovascular Exam Post COVID as well as Post COVID Vaccination

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 14, 2021

If you have tested positive for COVID and experienced flu like symptoms it is important to know that Sars-COVID-19 can have lingering effects on the heart. Making sure to stay hydrated and balanced in your electrolytes is key to a good outcome. You may experience rapid a heartbeat or palpitations, shortness of breath, dizziness, light

Dehydration and the Cardiovascular System – Stay Hydrated to Stay Healthy

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 6, 2021

Dehydration and the Cardiovascular System – Stay Hydrated to Stay Healthy Dehydration happens when your body puts out more fluid than you are able to take in. This water loss can happen though sweating, urination, fever, diarrhea, and illness. Though children, the elderly, and athletes are most at risk, anyone can dehydrate. Risks that come

Heart Burn or Heart Attack – How to Tell the Difference and When to go to the ER

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 19, 2021

What is heart burn? – If you are lucky enough never to have had the pleasure to personally experience this health disturbance let us try and describe it for you.  Heart burn usually begins with a burning sensation in the upper abdomen and can move up the chest. It may also leave a sour taste

Is Stress Getting to You? – You Aren’t Alone!

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 4, 2021

There’s no doubt that 2020 and so far, 2021 are anything but laid back and relaxing. Many of us are feeling the pressure on a daily basis and when that daily basis stretches on for such a long-time stress levels rise to unhealthy intolerable levels. Stress is your body’s reaction to high-pressure situations. A chemical

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia syndrome – Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 21, 2021

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia syndrome – Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome is known as POTS for short. It is a disorder in which when attempting to stand from a seated position most of the blood will remain in your lower body. Because of this your heart rate immediately goes up. In most people

Am I at Risk for a Stroke? – Find out

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 14, 2021

Am I at Risk for a Stroke? – Find out. We are all human. We are all designed to feel somewhat indestructible. The human body is an amazing machine and when it is running properly – we are somewhat indestructible. But if you are predisposed to certain health risks due to lifestyle, genetics, or prior