Drop the Sugar, Boost Your Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 18, 2019

When it comes to health, refined sugar seems to be the new “cigarette”. We all thought it was just fine for us for years to consume a moderate level of refined sugar, just as, back in the ’40s and 50’s advertising had us believe that smoking was non-health threatening. The truth is sugar is just

Seeing a Nutritionist Can Boost Your Heart Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 15, 2019

When it comes to heart health there is nothing better that we love to see than patients taking an active role in being proactive in improving and preserving their health. When it comes to your heart diet and nutrition top the chart – we are what we eat. Nutrients or lack thereof can either build

Controlling High Blood Pressure with Dietary Changes

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 10, 2019

No one likes to hear the words “You have high blood pressure”. It is usually followed by, “I am going to write you a prescription for a medication to help lower it.” Though, yes you do need to get your numbers down as it is detrimental to your health to have ongoing high blood pressure

Could You Have An Electrolyte Imbalance?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 2, 2019

If you just aren’t feeling “quite right” it could be an electrolyte imbalance. Thankfully if that is the issue it’s an easy fix. Let’s Start with the Basics – What Are Electrolytes? Electrolytes are body contained minerals essential to nerve, brain, and muscle function. Too little or too much can be detrimental to your health.

Aspirin – No Longer Recommended By Cardiologists as a Daily Regimen

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 26, 2019

For many years aspirin has been the go-to recommendation for older adults. Millions of adults age 70 and older in the United States take an aspirin a day as a daily routine because it was previously recommended by the American Heart Association as a preventative measure to help protect against potential heart attack and stroke.

Heart Disease Prevention

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 14, 2019

Most of us don’t really take much time to consider our heart health until there is a problem. Our hearts beat on their own without us thinking about it or actively doing anything. Much like breathing and blinking it is an automatic bodily action… the thing is, the very best time to take care of

Does Your Heart Change as You Age?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 5, 2019

As much as many of us would like to believe ourselves immortal and impenetrable to any effects of aging, the truth is that no one is immune. Aging can cause small changes in both the blood vessels as well as your heart. One of the most straight forward examples is in the gym. If you

Arm Artery Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 28, 2019

When you think vein disease most of us think legs.   Primarily that is where venous deficiency strikes. Arm based vein disease is a rarity, but it does happen. It is also known as arm claudication, steal syndrome, peripheral vascular disease, upper extremity arterial disease. Whatever you choose to call it, it is painful and

Meet the Doctors of Tampa Cardiovascular Associates

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 25, 2019

When it comes to choosing a doctor it’s important you find someone you feel like you can talk with and relate to. Your heart is the very core of your being. Keeping it healthy is vital. That is why Tampa Cardiovascular associates were formed.  Our physicians are committed to providing the very best treatments, care,

Smoking Damages Cardiovascular Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 18, 2019

Attention all smokers. If you haven’t yet quit you may want to read this article. While there are many good reasons to stop smoking you may not have been aware of the effect it can have on your cardiovascular system. This includes your arteries, veins, and heart. One of every 5 deaths in the USA