Warning: Viral Infections May Cause Heart Damage

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 1, 2020

While a viral infection in and of itself is not likely deadly there are a few things that happen in conjunction with a virus that can tip the scales out of your favor.   Co-infection with another germ is often likely. Respiratory failure can occur when the lugs become weakened by a disease and in

What You Feed Your Kids May Lead to Heart Health or Heart Problems Later in Life

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 29, 2020

According to the American Heart Association children who eat healthy grow up with very little risk of obesity or heart disease. This comes directly from “Caregiver Influences on Eating Behaviors in Young Children A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association,” was published this week in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The Summary

What is Your Skin Trying to Tell You About the Condition of Your Heart?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 22, 2020

Heart health isn’t something many of us give a lot of thought to and certainly having a skin issue wouldn’t automatically signal that you could be having a heart issue. The truth is the signals of heart problems can be subtle and often are overlooked. Knowing the potential issues could save you or a loved

You Could Be Living with Essential Hypertension and Not Even Know It

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 15, 2020

Blood pressure elevation issues where an underlying cause can’t be pinpointed is what is categorized as essential hypertension. It has been estimated that as much as 95% of all high blood pressure cases fall into this category. While essential hypertension remains a mystery, it has been associated with identifiable risk factors. High blood pressure often

How Sugar Effects the Heart and Body

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 8, 2020

As crazy as it may sound eating too much sugar can raise your risk of dying from heart disease even if you aren’t overweight. In a 15 year study focused on sugar added to the American diet, it was found that those who took in more than 25% of their daily food calories from processed

Revealed: The Health Benefits of Daily Walking

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 1, 2020

Even if you aren’t ready to commit to some big complicated exercise regime walking daily can greatly increase your overall wellbeing and it comes naturally to all of us. Walking is a full-body exercise that you already know how to do. There is no equipment to buy, no lesson to take, and you can do

How to Recognize a Stroke and Take Action to Help Prevent Permanent Damage

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 31, 2020

Until you have actually seen someone in the process of having a stroke it is difficult to know what to look for. Being witness to an oncoming stroke can be confusing. You may look at your friend, co-worker, or loved one and think “something just isn’t right”, yet not fully know what is going on.

Tips to Help Strengthen Your Heart and Keep You Healthy!

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 22, 2020

When it comes to health your heart really should be a key focus. It is the center of your being, what keeps you going, and every organ healthy and active. With so much health information and misinformation available it can be hard to decipher what’s right and wrong. Because of this, we wanted to set

Heart Healthy Meal Ideas for Staying Well During and After Lockdown

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 19, 2020

Eating healthy while we are all stuck at home has been easier in some ways, as we are not going out to eat and being tempted with all the amazing foods in our favorite restaurants, but many of us have also been stress-eating. Buying maybe not the world’s most nutritious food at the grocery store

Steps to Take to Avoid Infective Endocarditis

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 11, 2020

Infective Endocarditis is an infection of the endocardium, usually with bacteria or less commonly a fungus. It can cause symptoms like fever, anemia, heart murmurs, petechiae, and embolic phenomena. While an endocarditis infection may seem like a dental issue it can easily lead to heart problems. Dental care is vital in the care and maintaining