The Dangers of Being Severely Underweight

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 4, 2020

Fad diets and weight loss are always attention-getters. We have an obesity epidemic in the United States entering into 2020. What rarely ever gets talked about are those at the opposite end of the spectrum. Those who have great difficulty gaining or maintaining a healthy weight. It has long been said and joked about that

Vegetarian and Vegan Diets May Raise Stroke Risk

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On: January 6, 2020

While vegetarians and vegans may have a lower risk of coronary heart disease when compared to meat-eaters, a new recent survey by the University of Oxford shows that they also may conversely have a greater stroke risk. This study was based on data taken from a sample group of 48,000 adults between 1993 and 2001

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

PCS Pelvic Congestion Syndrome – Ladies, Listen Up

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 28, 2019

PCS is a little known chronic medical condition that presents in women. Pelvic congestion syndrome is caused by damaged veins inside of the lower abdominal area. These damaged veins, also known as varicose veins, happen when the valves inside of the veins won’t close properly. This blockage allows blood to flow backward and create pooling

Summer is Here – It’s Important To Know How To Spot an Electrolyte Imbalance

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On: June 10, 2019

Summer brings hot temperatures which can dehydrate you in short time if you aren’t drinking enough water and taking in the right nutrients. You may have heard that electrolytes are important – But what are they? Electrolytes are minerals found in the body that are essential to proper nerve, muscle, and brain function. These minerals

Blood Donation – Save a Life and Boost Your Health

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On: May 1, 2019

All around the world blood donations are used every single day to help the sick and injured regain their health. Those who donate are appreciated more than they can ever imagine, for, without them, lives would be lost. The benefit of giving is far reaching not only for the receiver but for the one who

Drop the Sugar, Boost Your Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 18, 2019

When it comes to health, refined sugar seems to be the new “cigarette”. We all thought it was just fine for us for years to consume a moderate level of refined sugar, just as, back in the ’40s and 50’s advertising had us believe that smoking was non-health threatening. The truth is sugar is just