Varicose Veins – One of the Most Commonly Ignored Conditions

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 22, 2021

Never ignore varicose veins. Over time they will only get worse. It may not seem all that common, but varicose veins effect an estimated 40 million people just in the USA. Upwards from 50% of the population over the age of fifty currently have them. This does not mean that varicose veins are inevitable and

The Effect Ibuprofen Can Have on Your Kidneys

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 14, 2021

Ibuprofen is a go to in many medicine cabinets. It’s great for relieving inflammation, reducing pain, and blocking headaches. It is sold OTC (Over the Counter) and because of this, is believed to be safe to take as recommended. Which is set at 1 200mg pill every 4 to 6 hours with a maximum limit

Did You Know that Tampa Cardiovascular Associates is also a Vein Clinic?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 1, 2021

Looking for the best vein treatment in Tampa Bay Florida? While Tampa Cardio is well known for being one of the best cardiovascular offices in the Tampa Bay area you may not know that we also have the top vein specialists. Caring for your cardiovascular health is vital to your overall wellness. Why trust it

A Look at Inherited Heart Conditions

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 29, 2021

DNA is an amazing thing. It is passed on from our parents and acts as the blueprint to our bodies teaching our cells how to replicate and what traits we will possess. We get our dad’s brilliant blue eyes, our mom’s smile, but unfortunately, with the good also can come the not so good. This

Fainting Spell Causes

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 14, 2021

If you have ever watched someone faint it can be alarming. They look a little pale, slightly off, and often their eyes will roll back in their heads just before going limp. While fainting has been portrayed in movies as a sign of stress or someone who is over dramatic, the truth is that it

Anxiety and Stress are Hard on Your Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 9, 2021

In times of great stress your cortisol level spikes. This increases your blood pressure as well as your heart rate. When this happens repeatedly these frequent spikes can weaken the heart muscle and eventually lead to coronary artery disease. Those who suffer panic attacks regularly say that they anxiety feels like a heart attack. Both

What You Should Know About Hemophilia

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 7, 2021

Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that is usually inherited. It is a disorder in which blood does not clot properly and it can lead to spontaneous bleeding as we as excessive bleeding following injury. Blood contains proteins which have clotting factors to help the blood loss stop. Those with this condition have lower levels of

Do You Know Your Numbers? – Your Health May Depend on It

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 1, 2021

Protect your heart and your body by getting blood work done as recommended by your physician. According to the American Heart Association doctors agree there are some vital numbers you should know and watch for to keep your heart and your body healthy. There are 4 lab range numbers that are very important to monitor regularly

Common Symptoms and Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 26, 2021

Do you know the signs? Feeling chest pain can be one of the scariest experiences of your life. It can be difficult to think straight when it happens so it’s imperative to fully know and understand what to look for before a crisis like this happens for you or a loved one. The sooner you

HIV Patients and Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 20, 2021

As treatment for HIV progresses patients are living longer higher quality lives. Modern medicine has miraculously transformed a tragic terminal illness into a manageable condition that can be lived with and kept in check for years and even decades allowing for a longer fuller life. The only downfall of this extension is that a connection