Cardiovascular Disease Specialist Clarksdale MS

Cardiovascular disease caused more than one third of all deaths in the US in 2004, making it the nation’s No. 1 killer. Confronted with that grim statistic, one could venture we’ve been missing something. Two new studies suggest what that might be—fruits and vegetables full of vitamin C and a daily dose of sunshine.

Pat S Burke
(662) 627-2231
645 Evelyn Ave
Clarksdale, MS
Specialty
General Practice, Cardiology

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Roger D Weiner
(662) 621-1915
785 Ohio Ave
Clarksdale, MS
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Andrea Lea Smith
(662) 624-5464
785 Ohio Avenue
Clarksdale, MS
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Frederick T Duggan
(601) 483-5322
2113 11th St
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Cardiology, Pulmonary Disease

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Thomas L Kilgore
(601) 968-1362
1225 N State St
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Roger David Denby Weiner, MD
(610) 595-3360
785 Ohio Ave Ste 3D
Clarksdale, MS
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1973

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Gus D Berryhill
(662) 627-7438
860 Desoto Avenue Ext
Clarksdale, MS
Specialty
Cardiology

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Leon Lenoir
(662) 335-3541
1307 E Union
Greenville, MS
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Jaswinder Singh Kandola, MD
(228) 762-7875
4211 Hospital St
Pascagoula, MS
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Hindi, Panjabi, Urdu
Education
Medical School: Mgm Med Coll, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidhyalaya, Indore, Mp, India
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Singing River Hospital, Pascagoula, Ms; Ocean Springs Hospital, Ocean Springs, Ms
Group Practice: Heart Center

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Michael Allen Brumley, MD
(601) 649-2863
1203 Jefferson St
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Cardiology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Univ Of Mississippi Med Ctr, Jackson, Ms
Group Practice: Jefferson Medical Assoc

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New Ways to a Healthy Heart

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By Kris Kucera

Cardiovascular disease caused more than one third of all deaths in the US in 2004, making it the nation’s No. 1 killer. Confronted with that grim statistic, one could venture we’ve been missing something. Two new studies suggest what that might be—fruits and vegetables full of vitamin C and a daily dose of sunshine. In the first study, conducted at the University of Cambridge, researchers charted the vitamin C plasma concentrations of more than 20,000 Europeans between the ages of 40 and 79 for nearly a decade and documented their rates of stroke. “People in the top 25 percent of vitamin C concentrations had a 42 percent lower risk of stroke over 10 years versus those in the bottom 25 percent,” says lead researcher Phyo Myint, MD. “And the effect was independent of major classical risk factors.” Noting that few studies show vitamin C supplements alone prevent stroke, Myint posits that other goodies found naturally in fruit and vegetables, such as bioflavonoids and plant sterols, probably play important complementary roles in stroke prevention.

The second study, at Harvard Medical School, examined more than 1,700 people with hypertension over an average of five and a half years. It found that the participants with vitamin D deficiencies were twice as likely to have heart attacks, strokes, or other serious cardiovascular events than the participants with normal vitamin D levels. Most experts agree that 15 minutes of sun each day or 1,000 mg daily of vitamin D supplements will give you what you need.

Author: Kris Kucera

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