How To Know if Chest Pain Require Medical Attention?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 4, 2019

Experiencing chest pain can be terrifying. It is only natural to assume the worse. While chest pain can be a symptom of a heart attack, it can also signal many other conditions – some serious, and some not so serious. How do you know if your chest pain requires a trip to the emergency room,

Heart Disease – How Can I Help Prevent It?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 20, 2019

Heart disease includes a variety of conditions related to the heart, the blood vessels, or both. Though the fatality rate has lessened in recent years, heart disease is still currently the number one cause of death globally, a statistic that is likely to keep its place for many years to come. While heart disease most

Do I Need A Stress Test?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 14, 2019

We often have patients come in and say “I think I need a stress test”. We then ask why it is they feel they may need to have the test done. Often we find that patients have no symptoms that would indicate the need for a stress test. No chest pain or shortness of breath

The Correlation Between Heart Disease and Diabetes

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 12, 2019

Both diabetes and heart disease are two extremely prevalent conditions in our society. Most people believe the two to be completely seperate when there actually is a very real link. Approximately 65% of people with type 2 diabetes will die from heart disease or stroke. Adults with type 2 diabetes are up to four times

Can Heart Disease Be Prevented?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 28, 2019

You may wonder what you can do to help prevent heart disease, especially if you have a family history. Though the mortality rate has lessened in recent years, heart disease is still the number one leading cause of death worldwide. This statistic is likely to remain for years to come. Heart disease most commonly affects

Heart Issues and Cold Medicine – What You Need to Know

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 23, 2019

With the onset of colder weather as the fall months are here and the winter season is approaching as much as we love the coziness of a fireplace or the soothing warmth of a pumpkin spice latte it also signals the start of cold and flu season. While there is still no cure for the

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

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

Yo-Yo Dieting – Causing A Strain On Your Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 26, 2019

With the onslaught of media, TV, movies, magazines, and advertising all pushing the same images of thin fit women many become desperate to lose weight. Obesity has incredibly become a problem in the USA in the past two decades. Fad dieting has become the norm. The cabbage soup diet, The HCG diet, The Keto Diet,

Is There a Link Between Depression and Heart Disease?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 21, 2019

If you have ever been through a bout with depression you know that it may at times feel similar to a broken heart. You feel sadness in your chest. The question becomes if you feel heart-based sadness is your emotion actually causing physical damage? Recent research has shown that the link between the two actually