Ventricular Fibrillation Happens Without Warning

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 26, 2021

Ventricular Fibrillation happens without warning and stops the heart from working. Ventricular fibrillation is an increased rate chaotic heart rhythm that takes place in the lower chambers of the heart. In cases of VF, the heart loses the ability to effectively pump blood. This results in an almost immediate drop in blood pressure which results

Heart Rhythm Disorders

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 18, 2021

A large percentage of the population will experience abnormal heart beats (Arrhythmias) within their lifetime. Most of the time these off beats are harmless. They can happen in perfectly healthy people who show no sign of heart disease. There are, however, some types of heartbeat abnormalities that can be serious and even potentially deadly. Heart

Could it be May Thurner Syndrome?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 6, 2021

With sites like Web M.D. and other medical self-diagnostic tools now readily available online it can seem like you don’t really need a doctor anymore. While there is a wide array of very good solid information out there, the problem is that when you enter your symptoms it can bring up a huge nonspecific list

What Does it Mean to Eat “Heart Healthy”? (Simplified)

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 4, 2021

The cheat sheet for a healthier heart  With billions of food products on the market it is more confusing than ever to know what to eat especially if you find yourself with dietary restrictions due to a health condition. Stamps of approval are all over the place “Gluten free”, “vegan”, “low sodium”, “fat free”, but

Am I Having a Heart Attack – Tampa Cardio Shows You How To Tell, Quickly

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 29, 2021

Am I Having a Heart Attack – Tampa Cardio Shows You How To Tell, Quickly Heart attacks continue to be a leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States today even above the incoming numbers for COVID. While the survival rate for heart attacks is high, it is strongest amongst

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

What Causes Heart Palpitations?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 3, 2021

Heart palpitations feel like your heart has skipped a beat (or beats). It may feel like a fluttering in your chest. Though most causes are not serious this feeling can be disarming and even scary. Knowing what can make your heart race can help you identify when to call your doctor and when to simply

Diet, Heart Health, and Catch Phrases

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 29, 2021

“You are what you eat.” & “Let Food Be Thy Medicine” – Two quotes that have stood the test of time. This long-standing duration in our language is due to the truth held in these two small phrases. While they may be considered catch phrases, the wisdom is valid.   What you choose to feed

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