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

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

Heart Disease – Get The Facts

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 20, 2018

Heart disease is now the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. The fact is that one in four deaths last year (630,000 people) died from heart disease. The most common form of heart disease is known as coronary heart disease and accounted for nearly half of the heart

You May Be Risk For Peripheral Artery Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 14, 2018

If you believe you may be experiencing PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease) you will want to contact your doctor right away to be treated. Symptoms include Leg pain even while resting, one leg much colder than the other, blueing of the toes or feet, lack of leg hair, nongrowing toenails, or ulcerations of the foot or

Could You Be Anemic?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 7, 2018

It is currently estimated that 1.62 billion people globally and 3 million American’s are currently anemic. Could you be one of them? The most common telltale signs of anemia are feeling tired and run down. While its normal for all of us to wear out once in a while due to life and stress, if

Does Your Doctor Want You to Wear a Holter Monitor?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 1, 2018

For the heart being such a small organ, it is vital for life and health that it be in good shape. Unfortunately sometimes our hearts get worn out, tired, and even diseased. At that point, you may begin to feel run down and even be able to detect that your heart just doesn’t “feel quite

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

Salt’s Influence on Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 15, 2018

Are you an avid “salter”?   By that I mean, do you automatically reach for the salt during a meal before even tasting it? You would be surprised at just how many people have this habit. While salt is a naturally occurring substance that we need in our bodies, when consumed excessively, it can be

Cherries Boost Heart Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 12, 2018

It’s a sad fact that cardiovascular disease remains the number one killer of both women and men in the United States of America. Poor diet and lack of exercise are at the top of the chart when it comes to causes. The answer for each person on a personal level? Move more and eat better.