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Should I See a Doctor? When to Worry About Heart Palpitations

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: September 3, 2019

Believing that something could be wrong with your heart is a scary feeling. Heart palpitations can make you fear the worst, but palpitations are actually quite common and usually nothing to worry about. However, that’s not to say that you should ignore them completely. Rarely, they could be a sign of a more serious condition […]

What are invasive, noninvasive, and interventional cardiology?

What are Invasive, Non-Invasive, and Interventional Cardiology?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: April 14, 2016

A healthy heart is essential to a long and healthy lifestyle. There are many things that can go wrong with the heart, and sometimes the symptoms that something is wrong are not always obvious. A cardiologist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing problems with the heart and surrounding arteries. What are invasive, non-invasive, and interventional […]

Risk Factors and Common Types of Cardiovascular Disease

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: January 7, 2016

Cardiovascular disease, also known as heart disease, is the number one cause of death in the US alone. Across the globe, cardiovascular disease affects millions of people every year. Cardiovascular disease includes many different types of conditions. All types affect the way the heart functions, and can be serious conditions. Fortunately, you can reduce or […]

Causes and Treatments for Angina

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: December 22, 2015

Chest pain is always a cause for concern, as there are multiple possible reasons for experiencing pain. Angina is one of the potential causes of chest pain. There are several possible treatment options for this condition. But what causes angina, and how can it be treated? Causes and Treatments for Angina Angina, or chest pain, […]

What Is Heart Disease?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: December 3, 2015

The terms ‘heart disease’ and ‘cardiovascular disease’ are interchangeable, and refers to several different diseases or conditions. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Many risk factors can increase a person’s chance of developing heart disease. Fortunately, many of these risk factors are controllable. By minimizing risk factors and practicing a healthy lifestyle, […]

Anxiety or Heart Problem?

By: John Hinson | On: September 30, 2015

Anxiety and heart attacks share many of the same symptoms, but in reality, they are very different conditions. Anxiety or panic attacks are the body’s natural response to a fight-or-flight situation, although the cause of one of these attacks usually isn’t dangerous! Heart attacks occur when blood is unable to flow through the heart’s arteries, […]

Signs of Heart Problems in Women

By: John Hinson | On: September 28, 2015

Our hearts work for us 24/7, powering us through good and bad days alike. Over time, the heart naturally develops wear and tear, so it’s important to practice good heart health throughout life! The symptoms of heart conditions differ between men and women. Let’s take a look at the signs of heart problems in women. […]

Beta Blockers For Hypertension

Beta Blockers for Hypertension Can Reduce Long-Term Heart Damage

By: John Hinson | On: August 20, 2015

Hypertension is becoming an increasingly common problem among patients. Increased stress and demands from the workplace, inadequate physical activity, diet, alcohol usage, and tobacco usage can all contribute to high blood pressure. Most of these can be addressed by changes to daily routine. However, when lifestyle changes don’t bring long-term blood pressure levels to acceptable […]

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By: John Hinson | On: July 31, 2015

How To Prevent Cardiovascular Disease - Florida Medical Clinic

How To Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

By: John Hinson | On: July 1, 2015

For many people, keeping your heart and arteries as healthy as possible is a two-part process involving prevention and treatment. Whether you have been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease or wish to minimize your risk factors, the cardiologists at Florida Medical Clinic can work with you to identify the best choices for you among a range […]