How to Take Care of Your Cardiac Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 21, 2024

How to Take Care of Your Cardiac Health Heart health is pivotal at every stage in your life, but it becomes even more crucial as you grow older or if you are dealing with heart issues. Implementing heart-healthy habits can vastly improve your quality of life and reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. This guide

The Emergence of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome: What You Need to Know

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 1, 2024

Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) is a terrifying and life-threatening condition that has seen a rise in cases over the past few years. Though rare, the condition can strike without warning and is often fatal. While the exact causes of SADS remain unknown, learning more about the risk factors and potential signs could save lives.

Understanding May-Thurner Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 14, 2023

May-Thurner Syndrome, also known as iliac vein compression syndrome, is a structural problem that occurs when the left iliac vein is compressed by the right iliac artery. This condition can cause a range of symptoms, such as leg swelling and pain, blood clots, and skin changes. While May-Thurner Syndrome is relatively rare, it can have

How the COVID Pandemic Has Affected Heart Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 1, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected people’s health in various ways, but one unexpected consequence is the impact on heart health. With the virus attacking the respiratory system, it is easy to overlook the damage it can do to the cardiovascular system. From embalmers seeing blockages in veins to doctors diagnosing myocarditis, heart-related complications are increasing

Heart Healthy Thanksgiving Ideas

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 22, 2023

Heart Healthy Thanksgiving Ideas It’s the holiday season once again, and many of us are concerned about overeating at parties and get-togethers. If it has become a habit or even tradition, it can be a challenge to reset. There is no real reason to or benefit from overindulgence. We all know the consequences and outcomes.

Should Everyone Learn CPR? – Tampa Cardio Chimes In

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 20, 2023

CPR stands for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. CPR is an emergency procedure geared toward attempting to restart a stopped heart and save a life.  Performing CPR immediately following a cardiac event triples the chance of survival. Yearly 335,000 people die as a result of cardiac arrest in the USA alone. Increasing the number of non-medical individuals who

Sudden Adult Death Syndrome – An Epidemic of Pulmonary Hypertension?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 28, 2023

Pulmonary hypertension is a state where the blood is pumped from the heart’s right side through the lungs, where it releases carbon dioxide and collects oxygen. The artery that carries this blood to the lung is known as the pulmonary artery. High blood pressure can affect the pulmonary arteries, which supply the lungs. When this

Long-Term Cardiac Effects of Covid-19 and the Covid Vaccine

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 16, 2023

We are just about at the 3-year marker from the start of the pandemic in March of 2023. It has taken some time to see the results and gather data on how the coronavirus as well as potentially the vaccines for Covid-19 are playing out in society. A Look at The Stats COVID-19 survivors are

Things That Can Harm Your Heart Health You Might Not Realize

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 1, 2023

Let’s face it no matter how well you take care of yourself, health information in 2023 has gotten convoluted and confusing. It is a challenge to know who to trust and who to listen to. We wanted to give you a quick and dirty list of things to be aware of that can place you

Hypertension in Millennials and Gen Z, Yes, It’s a Thing

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 20, 2023

When you hear the words “High Blood Pressure” you might think of someone older. The truth is that more and more younger people are being diagnosed with hypertension. Millennial ranges from the birth year 1981 through 1996. That means that millennials are now as young as 27 and top out at 42. Generation Z followed