Heart Disease – Get The Facts

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 20, 2018

Heart disease is now the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. The fact is that one in four deaths last year (630,000 people) died from heart disease. The most common form of heart disease is known as coronary heart disease and accounted for nearly half of the heart

You May Be Risk For Peripheral Artery Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 14, 2018

If you believe you may be experiencing PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease) you will want to contact your doctor right away to be treated. Symptoms include Leg pain even while resting, one leg much colder than the other, blueing of the toes or feet, lack of leg hair, nongrowing toenails, or ulcerations of the foot or

Could You Be Anemic?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 7, 2018

It is currently estimated that 1.62 billion people globally and 3 million American’s are currently anemic. Could you be one of them? The most common telltale signs of anemia are feeling tired and run down. While its normal for all of us to wear out once in a while due to life and stress, if

Does Your Doctor Want You to Wear a Holter Monitor?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 1, 2018

For the heart being such a small organ, it is vital for life and health that it be in good shape. Unfortunately sometimes our hearts get worn out, tired, and even diseased. At that point, you may begin to feel run down and even be able to detect that your heart just doesn’t “feel quite

Could it be May Thurner Syndrome?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 26, 2018

This little-known syndrome hasn’t gotten much press so many have still never heard of it. With the overwhelming popularity of the internet now available in nearly every home we all have access to sites like Web M.D. and other medical self-diagnostic tools. The problem is that when you enter your symptoms it often times brings

Salt’s Influence on Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 15, 2018

Are you an avid “salter”?   By that I mean, do you automatically reach for the salt during a meal before even tasting it? You would be surprised at just how many people have this habit. While salt is a naturally occurring substance that we need in our bodies, when consumed excessively, it can be

Cherries Boost Heart Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 12, 2018

It’s a sad fact that cardiovascular disease remains the number one killer of both women and men in the United States of America. Poor diet and lack of exercise are at the top of the chart when it comes to causes. The answer for each person on a personal level? Move more and eat better.

Are You At Risk For Peripheral Vascular Disease?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 1, 2018

Sometimes referred to as PVD, Peripheral vascular disease is a fairly common condition. It is defined as any disease occurring in the vessels outside of the brain and heart. PVD is said to affect approximately 5% of the population. Evaluation and treatment works best at its early stages. Risk Factor Assessment While some lifestyle choices

Living With a Pacemaker

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 29, 2018

While having a pacemaker can save your life, it can also drastically alter your lifestyle. While pacemakers were designed to assist your heartbeat in order to help control the rhythm, typically doing so in a way that is almost entirely unnoticeable by the patient, it is important to remember that a pacemaker is still just

Abnormal EKG Readings and What They Mean For You

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 11, 2018

An EKG (electrocardiogram) is a noninvasive test that measures your hearts electrical activity. It can read all aspects including how well the chambers are conducting energy and how fast your heart is beating. Do You Need A Doctor? – Here are the signs you should seek medical help: Seek emergency medical attention if you experience: