Would You Recognize the Signs of a Heart Attack?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 6, 2021

  In the USA, someone has a heart attack every 40 seconds. That is 805,000 heart attack events per year. The survival rate for a first heart attack is 90-97% if you get medical attention right away. If you are not hospitalized right away the chance of surviving drops to 50%. While the survival rate

Underweight? It Could Affect Your Heart Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 1, 2021

It may seem like the media focuses almost exclusively on those who are overweight and their plight to lose fat, but what about those who are underweight and unable to gain? Being underweight, no matter what the high fashion industry says can be as dangerous and detrimental to your health as being obese. While there

A Heart Murmur – What is it?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 26, 2021

While being told you have a heart murmur may seem scary the majority of heart murmurs are harmless. While it’s a common term its an often misunderstood one. Tampa Cardiovascular Associates wanted to jump in with a simple overview, so you are better informed. A Note: When talking about underlying heart issues it can be

Learn the Contributing Factors to Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 23, 2021

Heart disease is still the number one worldwide cause of death. We wanted to let you know that there are steps you can take to strengthen your heart and have a healthy circulatory system. Certain habits and lifestyle choices can make you more prone to developing heart disease. Knowledge is power and we want to

A Look at Heart Catheterization

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 12, 2021

Heart Catheterization is not a first line treatment and is reserved for serious heart-based issues. It is not always a pleasant experience but when it is utilized it is medically necessary to provide proper treatment and the best possible outcome. It is a safe procedure and virtually pain free. We have found that by fully

COVID-19 and Heart Rate Issues – Get the Facts

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 10, 2021

Do you have covid or are recovering from it? While thankfully most who recover from Covid make a full recovery some who aren’t quite so lucky are experiencing lingering heart issues. What is being seen is very minimal exertion leading directly to an increased heart rate and even palpitations. This is in patients who prior

The Stress of 2021 is Getting to Many – Broken Heart Syndrome is on the Rise

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 5, 2021

Stressed out? You need to read this… It was once believed to be an old wives’ tale, that someone could be so sad, so stressed, or so distraught that it could break their heart on a physical level. The truth isn’t so far from fable. Stress can impact your body in powerfully negative ways. When

Cardiac Health – 5 Tips for Peak Heart Performance

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 29, 2021

How is your heart feeling? Being proactive about caring for your body and preserving your health is always a positive step. When it comes to heart health it is especially important. Tampa Cardio cares about your heart health so we are always thinking of ways to get information to you that might save you some

Ventricular Fibrillation Happens Without Warning

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 26, 2021

Ventricular Fibrillation happens without warning and stops the heart from working. Ventricular fibrillation is an increased rate chaotic heart rhythm that takes place in the lower chambers of the heart. In cases of VF, the heart loses the ability to effectively pump blood. This results in an almost immediate drop in blood pressure which results

Heart Rhythm Disorders

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 18, 2021

A large percentage of the population will experience abnormal heart beats (Arrhythmias) within their lifetime. Most of the time these off beats are harmless. They can happen in perfectly healthy people who show no sign of heart disease. There are, however, some types of heartbeat abnormalities that can be serious and even potentially deadly. Heart