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

The High Risk of Leaving Blood Pressure Unregulated

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 22, 2020

A high blood pressure reading at the doctor’s office now and then isn’t necessarily cause for alarm. Some days our pressure may just be higher than others. It can be due to stress, physical exertion, nervousness at a doctor visit (white coat syndrome), or even if you drink a latte on the morning of your

What Does High Blood Pressure Feel Like?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 20, 2020

What Does High Blood Pressure Feel Like? This is a frequent question we get from patients here in the office and on telehealth visits. The answer is that it may feel different to different people depending on how high your pressures are. It can range from not realizing anything is wrong and just feeling totally

The High Price of Uncontrolled Hypertension (Blood Pressure)

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 7, 2020

They don’t call hypertension “the silent killer” for nothing. You can have elevated blood pressure and not even realize it until its too late if you don’t keep up on monitoring during regular check up’s. High blood pressure effects nearly 30% of Americans and is the listed cause for death for 60,000 per year. Do

You Could Be Living with Essential Hypertension and Not Even Know It

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 15, 2020

Blood pressure elevation issues where an underlying cause can’t be pinpointed is what is categorized as essential hypertension. It has been estimated that as much as 95% of all high blood pressure cases fall into this category. While essential hypertension remains a mystery, it has been associated with identifiable risk factors. High blood pressure often

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

Media Induced Hypertension

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 1, 2020

As a nation, we have now been glued to our television sets, phones, tablets, and computers 24/7 for weeks. This pandemic sweeping nearly every country in the world has set our senses on overload with anxiety, fear, and panic. It has put many of us into a fight or flight response which is meant to

Sugar Addiction and Your Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 17, 2019

Sugar targets the pleasure center in the brain. It is highly addictive and hazardous to your health when not eaten in moderation. Not much was known in regard to the dangers of sugar until many years after it had become a common household staple. The harmful effects of a diet high in sugar are becoming

Learn the Signs of Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 1, 2019

We get so used to hearing about the signs and dangers of hypertension (high blood pressure) that we may falsely believe that low blood pressure is then conversely healthy. Blood pressure is the most healthful when properly regulated and within a small range where there is enough pressure to fully pump blood throughout the body

What All Women Should Know About Heart Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 11, 2019

For several years running heart disease has remained the number one cause of death for women in the United States. This doesn’t have to be the case if we can get enough women to sit up and pay attention to the risk factors and from there live a more healthful lifestyle – it just may keep