Sclerotherapy – Do you need to worry about blood clots?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 21, 2017

Sclerotherapy destroys and breaks down abnormal and damaged veins which are no longer able to function properly and support the body. The solution irritates the lining of the blood vessel, causing it to collapse and stick together and the blood to clot. Blood can become trapped in segments of these non-working veins.   The question

Do you suffer with undiagnosed leg pain?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 19, 2017

It’s normal to have an ache or pain every now and then, after all, we are all only human. It’s when aches or pains will not go away and become reoccurring or chronic that these symptoms may lead you to discover an underlying problem.   Could your leg symptoms be a vein issue?   If

Atrial Fibrillation can strike at any age

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 13, 2017

When we think of heart problems, most of us generally think of the elderly. The truth is that heart issues, including atrial fibrillation, can happen at virtually any age. What is AF? Atrial Fibrillation, sometimes called Afib, is an irregular heartbeat. It is the most common type of arrhythmia. Even if you are young and

Re-Introducing Exercise After a Heart Attack

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 25, 2017

Life right after a heart attack is a pretty scary time. We feel vulnerable and scared and know that we need to make some major life changes so as to reduce the chances of this happening again. One of the most important things we can do to keep our hearts healthy is to change our

Stress Reduction Tips for Heart Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 24, 2017

Most of us have heard about the myriad of health issues that stress can cause to the human body such as obesity, mental health issues, and even heart disease. Stress is bad news and in today’s fast-paced, action-packed world, it is impossible to avoid. This doesn’t mean that we are doomed to have weak hearts

Am I Experiencing a Heart Attack?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 3, 2017

This is likely one of the most terrifying topics you will ever look up. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in this USA coming in at 1 out of 4.   If you are having severe chest pain that’s an obvious sign of bodily distress. The problem with diagnosing a heart attack is

Eat to Improve Cardiovascular Function

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 24, 2017

“Let food be thy medicine” – Hippocrates. There are some heath issues that you can actually solve through proper diet. If you have heart disease, are at risk for heart disease, or simply want to improve and safeguard your cardiovascular function, you might be interested to know that it is possible to eat your way

Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 19, 2017

As we age, we start to notice more problems with circulation and the long-term effects of gravity. Varicose veins are enlarged and often twisted veins that are a result of swelling of the vein due to reduced blood flow. There are tons of different reasons that people develop varicose veins and this is one of

What is a microphlebectomy?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 14, 2017

If you are dealing with varicose veins, your Vein Specialist may suggest as a treatment option that you undergo a microphlebectomy. A micophlebectomy is a minimally invasive surgery which deals with the removal of a large or medium-sized varicose vein through tiny incisions about the size of a poke from a sharp pencil. The access

Radiofrequency Ablation

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 8, 2017

The radiofrequency ablation procedure is used primarily in the treatment of truncal varicose veins in the legs though it can be used in other areas of the body. It utilizes radiofrequency energy (electricity) to heat up, collapse and in turn, seal off the blood vessels. Ultrasound is used to map the course of veins to