The Connection Between Anxiety and Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 16, 2019

If you experience anxiety you know that it is heart center based. You feel it in your chest often in the form of butterflies and even heart palpitations. You may even have an elevated heart rate level during times of raised anxiety. Anxiety is certainly not healthy, especially on an ongoing long term basis. Stress

A Holter Monitor – What is it and How Can it Help You?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 14, 2019

While clinical use of cardiac monitors began in the late 1960’s they were based on the original concept by physicist Norman J. Holter back in 1949. These telemetric cardiac monitoring devices at first were pretty large, not portable at all, and patients has to remain in the hospital if monitoring was needed. Some were worn

Aspirin – No Longer Recommended By Cardiologists as a Daily Regimen

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 26, 2019

For many years aspirin has been the go-to recommendation for older adults. Millions of adults age 70 and older in the United States take an aspirin a day as a daily routine because it was previously recommended by the American Heart Association as a preventative measure to help protect against potential heart attack and stroke.

Heart Disease Prevention

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 14, 2019

Most of us don’t really take much time to consider our heart health until there is a problem. Our hearts beat on their own without us thinking about it or actively doing anything. Much like breathing and blinking it is an automatic bodily action… the thing is, the very best time to take care of

Does Your Heart Change as You Age?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 5, 2019

As much as many of us would like to believe ourselves immortal and impenetrable to any effects of aging, the truth is that no one is immune. Aging can cause small changes in both the blood vessels as well as your heart. One of the most straight forward examples is in the gym. If you

Smoking Damages Cardiovascular Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 18, 2019

Attention all smokers. If you haven’t yet quit you may want to read this article. While there are many good reasons to stop smoking you may not have been aware of the effect it can have on your cardiovascular system. This includes your arteries, veins, and heart. One of every 5 deaths in the USA

Heart Disease – Get The Facts

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 20, 2018

Heart disease is now the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. The fact is that one in four deaths last year (630,000 people) died from heart disease. The most common form of heart disease is known as coronary heart disease and accounted for nearly half of the heart

You May Be Risk For Peripheral Artery Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 14, 2018

If you believe you may be experiencing PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease) you will want to contact your doctor right away to be treated. Symptoms include Leg pain even while resting, one leg much colder than the other, blueing of the toes or feet, lack of leg hair, nongrowing toenails, or ulcerations of the foot or

Does Your Doctor Want You to Wear a Holter Monitor?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 1, 2018

For the heart being such a small organ, it is vital for life and health that it be in good shape. Unfortunately sometimes our hearts get worn out, tired, and even diseased. At that point, you may begin to feel run down and even be able to detect that your heart just doesn’t “feel quite