The Difference Between Varicose and Spider Veins

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 3, 2019

People often incorrectly use the terms “spider veins” and “varicose veins” interchangeably, and it’s important to understand that these are two very different conditions. While one is a simple cosmetic problem, that while causing embarrassment and discomfort poses no real medical threat, the other can not only be very painful but also present physical signs

Fascinating Facts about Veins You May Not Know!

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 16, 2019

Veins run throughout our entire body. Our circulatory system is an amazing mechanism. It feeds blood to every organ and cell. Veins are a critical part of the circulation. When veins become damaged it can be from either trauma or vein disease – venous insufficiency. When vein disease is present problems can begin. Damage to

Heart to Heart – Tampa Cardiovascular Associates Cares About It’s Patients

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 30, 2019

When it comes to choosing a cardiologist you want to decide carefully. You are placing the most precious part of you in their hands so there needs to be a high level of trust. Tampa Cardio has been around since 2006 and has helped thousands of patients in the Tampa Bay Florida area. We pride

How Are Varicose Veins Diagnosed?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 21, 2019

Outside of the visual appearance of bluish-purple colored raised veins the most widely used and accurate method of diagnosis is the duplex ultrasound which can pinpoint underlying vein conditions. Ultrasound is performed by a registered vascular technologist who can find precisely where the leakage is occurring. From there, a logical and effective treatment plan can

Diagnosis and Treatment of Venous Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 3, 2019

That’s right, Tampa Cardiovascular Associates treats more than just heart conditions. We work with the entire circulatory system including venous insufficiency and vein disease. We are a full spectrum care cardiovascular facility made up of some of the worlds top physicians in the field. If you are seeking care, we are a wonderful place to

Arm Artery Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 28, 2019

When you think vein disease most of us think legs.   Primarily that is where venous deficiency strikes. Arm based vein disease is a rarity, but it does happen. It is also known as arm claudication, steal syndrome, peripheral vascular disease, upper extremity arterial disease. Whatever you choose to call it, it is painful and

Meet the Doctors of Tampa Cardiovascular Associates

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 25, 2019

When it comes to choosing a doctor it’s important you find someone you feel like you can talk with and relate to. Your heart is the very core of your being. Keeping it healthy is vital. That is why Tampa Cardiovascular associates were formed.  Our physicians are committed to providing the very best treatments, care,

Compression Therapy and How It Can Benefit Those with Vein Issues

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 10, 2019

If you live with venous insufficiency or varicose veins you may experience a decrease in active lifestyle due to pain and uncomfortability. These conditions can cause a myriad of symptoms that make your legs an unwanted focus. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: Redness Swelling (edema) Itching Restless Leg Syndrome Visible veins that

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) – A Deadly Silent Killer

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 7, 2019

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk for acutely ill medical patients is highest in the first 30 days, starting with hospital admission. VTE is a blood clot that starts in the vein. There are two classifications. 1. DVT – Deep Vein Thrombosis and 2. PE – Pulmonary embolism. VTE is known as a silent killer because the

Could it be May Thurner Syndrome?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 26, 2018

This little-known syndrome hasn’t gotten much press so many have still never heard of it. With the overwhelming popularity of the internet now available in nearly every home we all have access to sites like Web M.D. and other medical self-diagnostic tools. The problem is that when you enter your symptoms it often times brings