Can Adrenal Fatigue Affect The Heart?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 23, 2019

Can Adrenal Fatigue Affect The Heart? When your heart starts to feel strange sometimes the cause isn’t the heart itself. It can be a scary feeling to have heart palpitations, mood swings, or feel shaky or weak. If your adrenal glands are overworked they may end up unable to create cortisol and you may overreact

Never Just Stop Taking Blood Pressure Medication

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 23, 2019

While it may seem tempting to quit taking your blood pressure medication, especially if it is causing you some sort of side effect that is unwanted it is not in your best interest to quit cold turkey. Stopping any beta-blocker based blood pressure medication can cause a response but suddenly stopping propranolol may lead to

Should You Go For a Regular Cardiovascular Check Up?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 20, 2019

While not everyone needs to see a cardiologist on a regular basis if you have a pre-existing cardiovascular condition, have suffered a stroke or a heart attack, you may find your physician suggesting strongly that you maintain a check-up at regular intervals to ensure heart health. Regularly checking in on your heart can ward off

Could You Be At Risk for Stroke?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 4, 2019

No one really ever considers the idea that they might sustain a stroke at some point in their lives. Yet strokes can strike at any age and happen to either gender and any race. Strokes are one of the top causes of death in the United States. They are also a cause of long term

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screenings and Why They are Important

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 11, 2019

This is a lesser known type of aneurysm that most have never heard of, yet it can be very important to get screened. It is a potentially life-threatening condition. The problem is most times it remains undetected until it is too late. Some patients will report back, abdominal, or flank area pain just prior to

How Are Varicose Veins Diagnosed?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 21, 2019

Outside of the visual appearance of bluish-purple colored raised veins the most widely used and accurate method of diagnosis is the duplex ultrasound which can pinpoint underlying vein conditions. Ultrasound is performed by a registered vascular technologist who can find precisely where the leakage is occurring. From there, a logical and effective treatment plan can

Cardiovascular Disease – What Does It Really Encompass?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 29, 2019

While heading the words “you have cardiovascular disease” may sound terrifying, the truth is that the blanket term of cardiovascular disease covers a pretty wide range of ailments from easily treated and manageable to potentially life ending. Let’s take a look at the most common types of the disease and what they entail. Congenital heart

Blood Donation – Save a Life and Boost Your Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 1, 2019

All around the world blood donations are used every single day to help the sick and injured regain their health. Those who donate are appreciated more than they can ever imagine, for, without them, lives would be lost. The benefit of giving is far reaching not only for the receiver but for the one who

Seeing a Nutritionist Can Boost Your Heart Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 15, 2019

When it comes to heart health there is nothing better that we love to see than patients taking an active role in being proactive in improving and preserving their health. When it comes to your heart diet and nutrition top the chart – we are what we eat. Nutrients or lack thereof can either build

Controlling High Blood Pressure with Dietary Changes

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 10, 2019

No one likes to hear the words “You have high blood pressure”. It is usually followed by, “I am going to write you a prescription for a medication to help lower it.” Though, yes you do need to get your numbers down as it is detrimental to your health to have ongoing high blood pressure