The Tilt Table Test – What Is It?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 21, 2019

Has your doctor suggested you should take the tilt table test? If so, his suggestion was very likely met with a rather blank stare. Tilt table tests, though widely used, are not very well known amongst the general public. What is a Tilt Table Test and Why Would You Be Suggested to Take One? This

Know The Warning Signs of Heart Attack

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 18, 2019

To know for sure if what you are experiencing is a heart attack, it requires monitoring and an official medical diagnosis as several things may masquerade as a heart attack but be less serious potentially. These may include an anxiety or panic attack, gastroesophageal reflux disease, muscle or bone problems, an out of place rib,

Tips for a Healthier Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 21, 2019

Everyone wants the healthiest heart possible. The way you get there is day by day, action by action. Let’s take a look at some of the best things you can do for yourself that will benefit your heart starting today! Vitamin D – 75% of heart patients are found to be deficient in Vitamin D

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