Energy Drinks Warning: Some Energy Drinks are Potentially Harmful to Your Heart

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On: March 1, 2021

Energy Drinks Warning: Some Energy Drinks are Potentially Harmful to Your Heart It used to be that stimulants were popular among dieters and athletes, but today energy supplements are drinks are sold in every grocery and convenience store. They are widely available and even marketed to teens and kids. There is no regulation on where

Pandemic Depression – Could it Be Leading You Down the Path to Heart Disease?

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On: February 24, 2021

Pandemic Depression – Could it Be Leading You Down the Path to Heart Disease? Depression can manifest itself in many ways in different people. But if you don’t feel like yourself, are down all the time and have lost your zest for life in this recent year of our “New Normal” first let us say,

Having an Echocardiogram? Learn What You Can Expect

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On: February 15, 2021

Has your cardiologist scheduled an echocardiogram in your near future? If so, you may be wondering what to expect. An echocardiogram is a diagnostic test using sonar (sound waves) to produces live images of your heart beating and pumping blood. Echocardiograms are often recommended by doctors instances, but most often when issues with your heart

How Dangerous is Sugar to Your Health, Really?

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On: February 10, 2021

We don’t often think a lot about sugar unless we are on a diet or restricted way of eating. Sugar, however, in recent years has been compared to cigarettes in the way they purposefully target the area of the brain that controls pleasure. Both cigarettes and sugar are highly addictive. Not much was known about

Is Stress Getting to You? – You Aren’t Alone!

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On: February 4, 2021

There’s no doubt that 2020 and so far, 2021 are anything but laid back and relaxing. Many of us are feeling the pressure on a daily basis and when that daily basis stretches on for such a long-time stress levels rise to unhealthy intolerable levels. Stress is your body’s reaction to high-pressure situations. A chemical

Ways to Improve Your Circulation from Tampa Cardiovascular Associates Vein Clinic

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On: February 1, 2021

Ways to Improve Your Circulation from Tampa Cardiovascular Associates Vein Clinic Circulation is important for your entire body. Without proper blood flow your body will not operate correctly. We all just assume we have great circulation unless we sit on a foot for too long and it falls asleep leaving us with the dreaded pins

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia syndrome – Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

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On: January 21, 2021

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia syndrome – Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome is known as POTS for short. It is a disorder in which when attempting to stand from a seated position most of the blood will remain in your lower body. Because of this your heart rate immediately goes up. In most people

Optimism is Good for Your Heart Health

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On: January 18, 2021

When you are in a good mood and your outlook on life is positive you just feel better overall. Studies reveal that optimistic, happy, glass half full people are more likely to have good heart health as well. The study https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2012-10025-001 looked at two groups of people who had similar risk for heart disease. The

Am I at Risk for a Stroke? – Find out

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On: January 14, 2021

Am I at Risk for a Stroke? – Find out. We are all human. We are all designed to feel somewhat indestructible. The human body is an amazing machine and when it is running properly – we are somewhat indestructible. But if you are predisposed to certain health risks due to lifestyle, genetics, or prior

Hyperkalemia – Chronic High Potassium Can Be a Serious Condition

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On: January 12, 2021

Hyperkalemia – Chronic High Potassium Can Be a Serious Condition When your doctor draws yearly blood work and tells you casually your potassium may be too high, do not take it lightly. Hyperkalemia is one condition that can be easily overlooked with damaging and life-threatening consequences. Potassium levels can remain high, reoccur, or spike. These