The Importance of a Cardiovascular Exam Post COVID as well as Post COVID Vaccination

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 14, 2021

If you have tested positive for COVID and experienced flu like symptoms it is important to know that Sars-COVID-19 can have lingering effects on the heart. Making sure to stay hydrated and balanced in your electrolytes is key to a good outcome. You may experience rapid a heartbeat or palpitations, shortness of breath, dizziness, light

Diet, Heart Health, and Catch Phrases

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 29, 2021

“You are what you eat.” & “Let Food Be Thy Medicine” – Two quotes that have stood the test of time. This long-standing duration in our language is due to the truth held in these two small phrases. While they may be considered catch phrases, the wisdom is valid.   What you choose to feed

Blood Donation – A Win-Win. Take a Look at the Health Benefits of Blood Donation

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 5, 2021

When most of us think of donating blood we think of the receiver. Those patients in need who require blood transfusions for various operations, medical conditions, and injuries. It is a very selfless kind act to give blood. It can save lives. There are, however, also benefits for the giver that are for whatever reason

Energy Drinks Warning: Some Energy Drinks are Potentially Harmful to Your Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 1, 2021

Energy Drinks Warning: Some Energy Drinks are Potentially Harmful to Your Heart It used to be that stimulants were popular among dieters and athletes, but today energy supplements are drinks are sold in every grocery and convenience store. They are widely available and even marketed to teens and kids. There is no regulation on where

Caffeine’s Effect on Your Heart’s Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 8, 2021

If you are a coffee or tea drinker, or even indulge in energy drinks or sodas, you may wonder if it’s having any effect on your heart health. The fact is that caffeine does influence your circulatory system. Caffeine affects the circulatory system in several ways: If you don’t consume caffeinated drinks regularly when you

Benefits of Using a Sauna for Your Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 23, 2020

Many of us walk right by the saunas at our gyms, as great as they are for your health, oddly I almost never see anyone in there. Let’s take a look at the different benefits of different types of saunas The DRY SAUNA:. Dry saunas produce a heavy deep sweat which has a cleansing effect

Eating Chili Peppers May Increase Life Expectancy

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 11, 2020

Interestingly enough, studies show that eating chili peppers as a fairly regular part of your diet may help to reduce the risk of death by cardiovascular mortality by 26%. Chili pepper consumption was even reported to reduce cancer deaths by 23% when compared to those who had the same conditions and yet never added this

Serenity is good for the heart – how to keep a peaceful heart in troubling times

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 2, 2020

One of the top issues right now plaguing society is stress. Stress leads to anxiety, burn out, unwarranted anger outbursts, frustration, unhappiness, and can even lead into disease including heart disease if it is allowed to go unchecked for too long. You might question the ability to be serene amongst this storm we all seem

How the Heart Shape Got Its Name and Why it Looks Nothing Like the Human Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 30, 2020

If you didn’t study anatomy at all you might assume that the heart shape such that we use for Valentine’s Day cards was what was at the core of our being. The muscular organ that runs our body in reality is not shaped much like the heart shape at all. So where did the Valentine’s

Heart News: Warning – The Keto Diet May Cause Heart Palpitations

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 11, 2020

The keto diet has been all the rage lately for those looking to lose weight, get healthy, and keep heart disease at bay. The Keto Diet is just one of many ways people can take control of their health by monitoring the food they eat. In short, the ketogenic (keto) diet is a low carb