Heart Failure

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 9, 2017

While this is a scary term that at first sound makes it seem like the heart has given out and is no longer working at all, which of course would mean immediate death, Congestive heart failure while it does require immediate medical attention does not at all mean certain demise. It is not the same

Coconut oil: Healthy alternative or bad for your heart?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 3, 2017

It’s a common ingredient in shampoos, skin creams, and tanning products, with a sweet smell that evokes imagery of tropical paradise. But coconut oil is considered by many to be a “miracle oil” with a host of dietary benefits, and those who cook with it believe it improves digestion, boosts metabolism and immune health, improves

Deep Vein Thrombosis – Know the Signs

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 21, 2017

DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) is the medical terminology which translates to telling you that you have a blood clot. Blood clots always require medical attention as soon as possible because depending on the location of the clot it can be life-threatening if it breaks free in its still solid form. Recognizing a clot You may

Heart Disease Prevention

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 20, 2017

Heart disease isn’t one singular condition. It is a blanket term that covers an array of heart-related maladies. They can range from mild to severe and life-threatening. Though the death rate from heart disease has decreased in the past few years, it remains the leading cause of death not just in the USA but worldwide.

The Lowdown on Coronary Artery Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 5, 2017

An angina attack can feel like a heart attack – sharp, squeezing pain in the chest that diminishes when the heart returns to a normal, resting rate. While there’s usually no long-lasting damage from an angina episode, it’s often a clear sign of coronary artery disease (CAD) – the most common type of heart disease

Hot Tips for Leg Health!

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 13, 2017

Everyone wants beautiful healthy legs. It is pretty much a given in youth, but as you age life takes a toll on our bodies – legs included. Lifestyle has a lot to do with how well your legs will fair. Let’s take a look at a few things you can do to be proactive in

What the Heart Wants

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 12, 2017

With all of the health information readily available these days from so many sources it can get confusing to try and decipher truth from fiction. Heart disease is one of the number one killers in the United States. Symptoms are often silent and can strike anyone, man or woman of any ethnicity. It is vital

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