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

Media Induced Hypertension

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 1, 2020

As a nation, we have now been glued to our television sets, phones, tablets, and computers 24/7 for weeks. This pandemic sweeping nearly every country in the world has set our senses on overload with anxiety, fear, and panic. It has put many of us into a fight or flight response which is meant to

Fainting Spells – Disarming and Dangerous

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 30, 2020

Fainting has been portrayed lightly in movies over the years and you may think of the Victorian era and of women in corsets that cut off the ability to breathe properly. The truth is that fainting spells still happen to people today in 2020 and it can be indicative of an underlying health issue. In

TeleHealth Visits & Social Distancing

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 23, 2020

Tampa Cardiovascular Associates, P.A. has now started offering TeleHealth Services available to all of our patients amidst this global COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic. We can now see you from the comfort of your own home to help prevent any further complications or spread of this virus. The health of our patients and staff is of the utmost

What is Kawasaki Disease and How Does it Effect the Heart?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 12, 2020

KD or Kawasaki disease (mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome) is a little known disease yet it is the number one cause of acquired heart disease in children.  KD only affects children and a very small number in their teens. It creates blood vessel inflammation, particularly in the coronary arteries. Boys are one and a half times

Has Your Doctor Suggested a Chemical Stress Test?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 9, 2020

If you have physical limitations such as joint issues, arthritis, unsteady mobility, a previous stroke or back pain, you may be unable to undergo a normal manual treadmill stress test in order to determine heart health and capacity to endure stress. While treadmill stress tests are the normal industry standard there is an alternative for