Blood Clot Warning Signs – Ignore at Your Own Risk

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 1, 2018

When the body is injured in a way that cuts or punctures, in order to stop the bleeding a blood clot can sometimes form. Usually with no ill effects. However, there are times when they form in locations they’re not needed in. Because of this early detection is important though recognition of symptoms and signs.

Depression & Heart Disease – The Link

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 27, 2018

We are mind, body, and Spirit. All three must be aligned in order for true health to be our state. In the USA alone anxiety and depression affect nearly 40 million people yearly. When you feel bad, emotionally it only makes sense that eventually your body may follow suit. Depression can most certainly feel like

Your Diet’s Effect on Your Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 17, 2018

Many of us don’t give all that much thought about what we eat. It’s food. We buy it because we like the way it tastes, we eat it, and that’s that. The problem is that many of the foods we enjoy the taste of do not contain the nutrients our bodies need and crave in

Implantable Cardiac Monitoring Devices are Now a Reality

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 6, 2018

Up until now if you experienced any condition that warranted the need for a heart monitor to be worn so that your doctor could track your heart rhythm and rate you were subjected to lots of wires and attached boxes that had to be carted around. Thanks to the advent of these new ICM’s (Implantable

Heart Murmur

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 5, 2018

What is a heart murmur? Common conditions can make your heart beat faster and that can lead to the onset of a heart murmur. They can happen if you become anemic or pregnant, have an overactive thyroid, a high fever, or high blood pressure. A heart murmur could also be caused by an issue with a

Hidden Signs of Heart Problems

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 6, 2018

When you hear the term “heart problems” you might think of a heart attack. Someone grasping at their chest and falling to the floor. The truth of the matter is that you can experience symptoms that would lead a cardiologist to look further into your state of health and not even realize it yourself that

Tips to Help Avoid a Heart Attack

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 1, 2018

Simply put, life is just stressful. Stress has a tremendously negative effect on the body. It can start out as anxiety, lead to high blood pressure, even heart palpitations and chest pains. When you reach the level of seeing red sometimes it can be tricky to distinguish “just stress “from an actual heart attack event. 

What Does a Heart Arrhythmia Feel Like?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 23, 2018

Feeling something abnormal going on in your chest can be disturbing and even downright scary. It is hard to know what is going on and if what you are feeling is indeed something you need to worry about. Though there are many different issues that can cause chest discomfort today we are going to look

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screenings

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 22, 2018

Do you have a life-threatening condition that could go undetected until its simply too late? An abdominal aortic aneurysm is just that. Most patients report no symptoms at all. They will be completely unaware of an aortic aneurysm. Some patients will report abdominal, back, or flank pain leading up to an aneurysm rupturing. The actual

Could You Have Thrombophilia and Not Even Know It?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 2, 2018

It is entirely possible to have Thrombophilia and have no knowledge of it. Thrombophilia marks an abnormal coagulation of blood in the body which can increase the risk of thrombosis (blood clots). Thrombophilia can be hereditary or acquired. Heredity comes from a genetic predisposition passed down in the DNA from generation to generation while acquired