Heart Healthy Meal Ideas for Staying Well During and After Lockdown

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 19, 2020

Eating healthy while we are all stuck at home has been easier in some ways, as we are not going out to eat and being tempted with all the amazing foods in our favorite restaurants, but many of us have also been stress-eating. Buying maybe not the world’s most nutritious food at the grocery store

Steps to Take to Avoid Infective Endocarditis

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 11, 2020

Infective Endocarditis is an infection of the endocardium, usually with bacteria or less commonly a fungus. It can cause symptoms like fever, anemia, heart murmurs, petechiae, and embolic phenomena. While an endocarditis infection may seem like a dental issue it can easily lead to heart problems. Dental care is vital in the care and maintaining

Are You Experiencing Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs)?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 7, 2020

You may experience PVCs and not know what it is you are feeling. Many describe it as a pause in your heartbeat, almost the same type of feeling you get when you drop over that first hill in a roller coaster. The difference is you are not being exposed to a drop in gravity and

An Inside Look at Congestive Heart Failure

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 4, 2020

What is CHF (Congestive Heart Failure)? – CHF is a progressive chronic illness that affects how well your heart muscles can pump blood to the rest of your body. There are 4 Stages of Congestive Heart Failure Stages are labeled by letter. A, B, C, and D. A is the least serious (Risk of developing

Can Too Much Sugar Harm Your Heart Health?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 28, 2020

Sugar is the new smoking. Both previously thought fine for you and a normal part of life, smoking was called out years ago as toxic to the body. Sugar is now under scrutiny for the same reasons. Sugar has become more and more integrated into the average American diet. Sugar is hidden in things you

Avoid These Four Foods if You Have Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 20, 2020

When it comes to staying healthy while living with heart disease, what you leave out of your diet is just as important as what you include. Below are four types of foods to avoid to live your best heart-healthy life. AVOID: Processed Foods Refined Grains Whole grains in their original state are just fine. Refined,

Washington Post – Heart Disease Still #1 Killer over Coronavirus

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 17, 2020

Despite the prevalence of the COVID19 pandemic, heart disease remains the #1 killer. In this time please makes sure to continue to take care of your heart health. We are open and doing telemedicine appointments! Just give us a call to schedule. 813-975-2800 www.tampacardio.com

Hacks to Prevent or Reverse Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 15, 2020

Follow these life hacks to get your heart in shape 1.  Eat a Plant Rich Diet Eating non-nutritional junk food has become a norm in the American diet and it is killing us. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that 32% of our calories come from animal sources, 57% from processed plant foods, and only

Interested in Preventing Heart Disease? You Need To Read This.

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 7, 2020

Heart disease encompasses an assortment of conditions related to the heart, the blood vessels, or both and some are extremely severe. Though the mortality rate has decreased in recent years, heart disease is still currently the leading cause of death across the entire world, a statistic that is likely to keep its hold for many

7 Shocking Things That Can Harm Your Heart Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 6, 2020

Most of us never give much of a thought to our heart health until it becomes an issue. Because of this the majority really isn’t fully informed as to what may be doing damage unknowingly. We wanted to take a few minutes and fill you in on the top 10 biggest offenders so you can