Dietary Tips to help Lower High Blood Pressure

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 14, 2021

How is your blood pressure? It is an unfortunate fact that many prescription blood pressure medications do have side effects or other potential adverse reactions. Because of this, many people try to control their high blood pressure naturally by changing and monitoring their diet and lifestyle. While exercising and losing weight frequently can have a

What are the Complications of Hypertension Left Untreated?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 10, 2021

They didn’t nickname high blood pressure the silent killer for no reason. It is important to check your blood pressure more regularly as you get older. If you notice readings in the warning sign or high range, keep an eye on it. If it continues to remain high over more than a few weeks talk

Dietary Changes That Can Help Regulate High Blood Pressure

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 8, 2021

Unwanted side effects are the downside of blood pressure medication. Because of this many people tend to try and ignore their elevated readings. That isn’t a good idea. If you are concerned about your blood pressure but prefer not to take pharmaceuticals, we have some dietary suggestions to try first that may help control pressure

Heart Health Statistics for 2020

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 2, 2021

Heart disease is still the #1 killer in the United States despite the pandemic. While you may not be hearing a lot about heart disease in the news right now, it unfortunately has not gone anywhere. Death due to ischemic heart disease has risen 11% across the nation from 2019.  Deaths due to high blood

Hypertension – How High is Too High? When to Talk to Your Doctor

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 22, 2021

High blood pressure has long been known as the Silent Killer. The reason being you can have high blood pressure for quiet some time and not know it. A constantly elevated pressure in your cardiovascular system leads to weakening of the blood vessels, arteries, and the heart muscle itself. It puts you at risk for

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