Did You Know That ‘Cankles’ are Not Just Fat, But a Medical Condition?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 28, 2021

You may have noticed that some people have a lack of a slimming down at the ankle. It instead looks more like the leg goes directly into the foot merging as one. It has been assumed that it was a genetic formation of the body where fat was deposited at and around the entire ankle.

The Blood Pressure Epidemic Courtesy of The Covid Pandemic

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 21, 2021

Are you feeling the pressure? These past couple of years have changed the way we live and the way we relate to one another. Fear has been a prevalent motivating factor. With fear comes anxiety. With anxiety often comes elevated blood pressure. Shutdowns, masks, vaccines, mandates, all of it is highly stressful. That is on

Take an Active Role in Managing Your Health – Help Prevent Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 13, 2021

The best time to think about heart disease is before it presents. If you have a family history including heart disease in older family members you could be at an elevated risk. Being proactive in your health care can go a long way. Heart disease encompasses a variety of conditions related to the heart, the

Tampa Cardiovascular Associates – Tampa Area Vein Specialists at Your Service

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 13, 2021

Dealing with Vein Issues? While most people hear the name Tampa Cardiovascular Associates, they assume we are only a cardiology office dealing with the heart and circulatory system. The truth is we are also top Vein Treatment Specialists in the Tampa Bay area. If you have venous insufficiency let Tampa Cardio examine you and recommend

Would You Recognize the Signs of a Heart Attack?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 6, 2021

  In the USA, someone has a heart attack every 40 seconds. That is 805,000 heart attack events per year. The survival rate for a first heart attack is 90-97% if you get medical attention right away. If you are not hospitalized right away the chance of surviving drops to 50%. While the survival rate

Underweight? It Could Affect Your Heart Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 1, 2021

It may seem like the media focuses almost exclusively on those who are overweight and their plight to lose fat, but what about those who are underweight and unable to gain? Being underweight, no matter what the high fashion industry says can be as dangerous and detrimental to your health as being obese. While there

A Heart Murmur – What is it?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 26, 2021

While being told you have a heart murmur may seem scary the majority of heart murmurs are harmless. While it’s a common term its an often misunderstood one. Tampa Cardiovascular Associates wanted to jump in with a simple overview, so you are better informed. A Note: When talking about underlying heart issues it can be

Learn the Contributing Factors to Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 23, 2021

Heart disease is still the number one worldwide cause of death. We wanted to let you know that there are steps you can take to strengthen your heart and have a healthy circulatory system. Certain habits and lifestyle choices can make you more prone to developing heart disease. Knowledge is power and we want to

A Look at Heart Catheterization

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 12, 2021

Heart Catheterization is not a first line treatment and is reserved for serious heart-based issues. It is not always a pleasant experience but when it is utilized it is medically necessary to provide proper treatment and the best possible outcome. It is a safe procedure and virtually pain free. We have found that by fully

COVID-19 and Heart Rate Issues – Get the Facts

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 10, 2021

Do you have covid or are recovering from it? While thankfully most who recover from Covid make a full recovery some who aren’t quite so lucky are experiencing lingering heart issues. What is being seen is very minimal exertion leading directly to an increased heart rate and even palpitations. This is in patients who prior