Never Just Stop Taking Blood Pressure Medication

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 23, 2019

While it may seem tempting to quit taking your blood pressure medication, especially if it is causing you some sort of side effect that is unwanted it is not in your best interest to quit cold turkey. Stopping any beta-blocker based blood pressure medication can cause a response but suddenly stopping propranolol may lead to

Should You Go For a Regular Cardiovascular Check Up?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 20, 2019

While not everyone needs to see a cardiologist on a regular basis if you have a pre-existing cardiovascular condition, have suffered a stroke or a heart attack, you may find your physician suggesting strongly that you maintain a check-up at regular intervals to ensure heart health. Regularly checking in on your heart can ward off

Fascinating Facts about Veins You May Not Know!

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 16, 2019

Veins run throughout our entire body. Our circulatory system is an amazing mechanism. It feeds blood to every organ and cell. Veins are a critical part of the circulation. When veins become damaged it can be from either trauma or vein disease – venous insufficiency. When vein disease is present problems can begin. Damage to

Could You Be At Risk for Stroke?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 4, 2019

No one really ever considers the idea that they might sustain a stroke at some point in their lives. Yet strokes can strike at any age and happen to either gender and any race. Strokes are one of the top causes of death in the United States. They are also a cause of long term

Heart to Heart – Tampa Cardiovascular Associates Cares About It’s Patients

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 30, 2019

When it comes to choosing a cardiologist you want to decide carefully. You are placing the most precious part of you in their hands so there needs to be a high level of trust. Tampa Cardio has been around since 2006 and has helped thousands of patients in the Tampa Bay Florida area. We pride

PCS Pelvic Congestion Syndrome – Ladies, Listen Up

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 28, 2019

PCS is a little known chronic medical condition that presents in women. Pelvic congestion syndrome is caused by damaged veins inside of the lower abdominal area. These damaged veins, also known as varicose veins, happen when the valves inside of the veins won’t close properly. This blockage allows blood to flow backward and create pooling

Yo-Yo Dieting – Causing A Strain On Your Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 26, 2019

With the onslaught of media, TV, movies, magazines, and advertising all pushing the same images of thin fit women many become desperate to lose weight. Obesity has incredibly become a problem in the USA in the past two decades. Fad dieting has become the norm. The cabbage soup diet, The HCG diet, The Keto Diet,

Is There a Link Between Depression and Heart Disease?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 21, 2019

If you have ever been through a bout with depression you know that it may at times feel similar to a broken heart. You feel sadness in your chest. The question becomes if you feel heart-based sadness is your emotion actually causing physical damage? Recent research has shown that the link between the two actually

10 Reasons to Visit a Cardiologist Even if You Are Healthy

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 12, 2019

America has become accustomed to only visiting the doctor when they feel sick. When healthy, it gets put off or not even thought of in the first place. The problem with this would be the same as if you only took your car in when it broke down. Taking your vehicle in for scheduled maintenance

When To Seek Medical Attention for Chest Pain


Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 1, 2019

When To Seek Medical Attention for Chest Pain Chest pain often comes out of seemingly nowhere. It begins suddenly and is alarming. Your heart is the very center of your being and to think something could be wrong with it is a very scary experience. It is very easy to assume the worst-case scenario and