Is There a Link Between Depression and Heart Disease?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 21, 2019

If you have ever been through a bout with depression you know that it may at times feel similar to a broken heart. You feel sadness in your chest. The question becomes if you feel heart-based sadness is your emotion actually causing physical damage? Recent research has shown that the link between the two actually

What an EKG Can Tell You About Your Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 19, 2019

“You need an EKG” – It’s a commonly heard phrase here at Tampa Cardiovascular Associates. We have so many varied patients we never really know just how much knowledge of the medical field each has so we may neglect to fully explain reasons behind tests sometimes. Today we would like to look at the EKG

Vein Pain and How To Translate Your Symptoms

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 28, 2019

Not all vein symptoms automatically mean you have a venous deficiency. If you have aching swollen legs and show signs of spider or varicose veins you may automatically assume it to be so and while you are most likely spot on in your self-diagnoses it is important to follow up with a professional Vein Specialist

Just an Innocent Heart Murmur?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 6, 2019

When your physician presses his or her stethoscope to your chest what they are doing is listening to your heart. While a number of things can be audibly detected the one we want to discuss today is the “innocent” heart murmur. This is a sound made by the heart circulating blood through the chambers and

Radiofrequency Ablation – Are You a Candidate?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 2, 2019

If you suffer from varicose veins you may skim around online looking at various treatments wondering if they might be right for you. Without a proper consultation and visit with a qualified Vein Specialist, it is hard to decide if radiofrequency ablation or any other vein treatment will work for your specific case. What we

Hidden Signs of Heart Problems

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 6, 2018

When you hear the term “heart problems” you might think of a heart attack. Someone grasping at their chest and falling to the floor. The truth of the matter is that you can experience symptoms that would lead a cardiologist to look further into your state of health and not even realize it yourself that

Are You at Risk for Deep Vein Thrombosis?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 10, 2017

A deep vein thrombosis can be a scary thing to experience, having knowledge ahead of time can not only save you time, it could save your life.   Deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot which forms in the deeper veins located in the leg or arm. While blood clots in the superficial veins do