What Does it Mean to Eat “Heart Healthy”? (Simplified)

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 4, 2021

The cheat sheet for a healthier heart  With billions of food products on the market it is more confusing than ever to know what to eat especially if you find yourself with dietary restrictions due to a health condition. Stamps of approval are all over the place “Gluten free”, “vegan”, “low sodium”, “fat free”, but

COVID Cases are Spiking in Florida – We Offer Tele-Visits to Help Keep Your Safe in Tampa, Florida

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On: August 1, 2021

Helping Tampa, Florida Stay Healthy! COVID-19 is caused by the coronavirus specifically SARS-CoV-2. Older adults and people who have significant underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from the illness. It can be the most dangerous as a secondary illness. The

Am I Having a Heart Attack – Tampa Cardio Shows You How To Tell, Quickly

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On: July 29, 2021

Am I Having a Heart Attack – Tampa Cardio Shows You How To Tell, Quickly Heart attacks continue to be a leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States today even above the incoming numbers for COVID. While the survival rate for heart attacks is high, it is strongest amongst

Varicose Veins – One of the Most Commonly Ignored Conditions

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 22, 2021

Never ignore varicose veins. Over time they will only get worse. It may not seem all that common, but varicose veins effect an estimated 40 million people just in the USA. Upwards from 50% of the population over the age of fifty currently have them. This does not mean that varicose veins are inevitable and

The Effect Ibuprofen Can Have on Your Kidneys

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On: July 14, 2021

Ibuprofen is a go to in many medicine cabinets. It’s great for relieving inflammation, reducing pain, and blocking headaches. It is sold OTC (Over the Counter) and because of this, is believed to be safe to take as recommended. Which is set at 1 200mg pill every 4 to 6 hours with a maximum limit

Did You Know that Tampa Cardiovascular Associates is also a Vein Clinic?

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On: July 1, 2021

Looking for the best vein treatment in Tampa Bay Florida? While Tampa Cardio is well known for being one of the best cardiovascular offices in the Tampa Bay area you may not know that we also have the top vein specialists. Caring for your cardiovascular health is vital to your overall wellness. Why trust it

A Look at Inherited Heart Conditions

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On: June 29, 2021

DNA is an amazing thing. It is passed on from our parents and acts as the blueprint to our bodies teaching our cells how to replicate and what traits we will possess. We get our dad’s brilliant blue eyes, our mom’s smile, but unfortunately, with the good also can come the not so good. This

Fainting Spell Causes

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On: June 14, 2021

If you have ever watched someone faint it can be alarming. They look a little pale, slightly off, and often their eyes will roll back in their heads just before going limp. While fainting has been portrayed in movies as a sign of stress or someone who is over dramatic, the truth is that it

Anxiety and Stress are Hard on Your Heart

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On: June 9, 2021

In times of great stress your cortisol level spikes. This increases your blood pressure as well as your heart rate. When this happens repeatedly these frequent spikes can weaken the heart muscle and eventually lead to coronary artery disease. Those who suffer panic attacks regularly say that they anxiety feels like a heart attack. Both

What You Should Know About Hemophilia

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On: June 7, 2021

Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that is usually inherited. It is a disorder in which blood does not clot properly and it can lead to spontaneous bleeding as we as excessive bleeding following injury. Blood contains proteins which have clotting factors to help the blood loss stop. Those with this condition have lower levels of