The Tilt Table Test – What Is It?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 21, 2019

Has your doctor suggested you should take the tilt table test? If so, his suggestion was very likely met with a rather blank stare. Tilt table tests, though widely used, are not very well known amongst the general public. What is a Tilt Table Test and Why Would You Be Suggested to Take One? This

Know The Warning Signs of Heart Attack

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 18, 2019

To know for sure if what you are experiencing is a heart attack, it requires monitoring and an official medical diagnosis as several things may masquerade as a heart attack but be less serious potentially. These may include an anxiety or panic attack, gastroesophageal reflux disease, muscle or bone problems, an out of place rib,

Summer is Here – It’s Important To Know How To Spot an Electrolyte Imbalance

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 10, 2019

Summer brings hot temperatures which can dehydrate you in short time if you aren’t drinking enough water and taking in the right nutrients. You may have heard that electrolytes are important – But what are they? Electrolytes are minerals found in the body that are essential to proper nerve, muscle, and brain function. These minerals

Diagnosis and Treatment of Venous Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 3, 2019

That’s right, Tampa Cardiovascular Associates treats more than just heart conditions. We work with the entire circulatory system including venous insufficiency and vein disease. We are a full spectrum care cardiovascular facility made up of some of the worlds top physicians in the field. If you are seeking care, we are a wonderful place to

Cardiovascular Disease – What Does It Really Encompass?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 29, 2019

While heading the words “you have cardiovascular disease” may sound terrifying, the truth is that the blanket term of cardiovascular disease covers a pretty wide range of ailments from easily treated and manageable to potentially life ending. Let’s take a look at the most common types of the disease and what they entail. Congenital heart

Tips for a Healthier Heart

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 21, 2019

Everyone wants the healthiest heart possible. The way you get there is day by day, action by action. Let’s take a look at some of the best things you can do for yourself that will benefit your heart starting today! Vitamin D – 75% of heart patients are found to be deficient in Vitamin D

The Connection Between Anxiety and Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 16, 2019

If you experience anxiety you know that it is heart center based. You feel it in your chest often in the form of butterflies and even heart palpitations. You may even have an elevated heart rate level during times of raised anxiety. Anxiety is certainly not healthy, especially on an ongoing long term basis. Stress

A Holter Monitor – What is it and How Can it Help You?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 14, 2019

While clinical use of cardiac monitors began in the late 1960’s they were based on the original concept by physicist Norman J. Holter back in 1949. These telemetric cardiac monitoring devices at first were pretty large, not portable at all, and patients has to remain in the hospital if monitoring was needed. Some were worn

Just an Innocent Heart Murmur?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 6, 2019

When your physician presses his or her stethoscope to your chest what they are doing is listening to your heart. While a number of things can be audibly detected the one we want to discuss today is the “innocent” heart murmur. This is a sound made by the heart circulating blood through the chambers and

Blood Donation – Save a Life and Boost Your Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 1, 2019

All around the world blood donations are used every single day to help the sick and injured regain their health. Those who donate are appreciated more than they can ever imagine, for, without them, lives would be lost. The benefit of giving is far reaching not only for the receiver but for the one who