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

Varicose Veins and Running

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 12, 2017

Are you a jogger or a runner and have started to notice your legs don’t feel quite right? Do you experience leg pain, swelling, a feeling of heavy legs, numbness, itching, or even notice veins starting to become visible? This isn’t unusual and you aren’t alone. While running isn’t a major cause of vein issues

Dark Chocolate & Olive Oil – The Heart Healthy Benefits

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 5, 2017

If you are looking for a healthy remedy for high cholesterol levels it may be found in some everyday foods you would love to include in your diet anyway. As you may have guessed by the title, we mean dark chocolate and olive oil. These two, when eaten in combination, have been shown to produce

Cardiovascular Disease – Defined

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 4, 2017

What is cardiovascular disease? – When it comes to the heart having anything at all perceived as “wrong” with it is a very scary thing. After all, your heart is the very core of your being. It beats and keeps all of the rest of your organs working thanks to life-giving blood being pumped through.