Cardiovascular Disease Specialist Fort Bragg NC

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.

Richard Glade Malish
(910) 907-7006
2817 Reilly Road Mcxc-Me Internal Medicine
Fort Bragg, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Daniel George Gates
(910) 907-6276
2817 Reilly Rd
Fort Bragg, NC
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert Warren Price, MD
(704) 316-2600
Cardiology Service,
Fort Bragg, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1988

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Kingsley U Okoroafor, MD
(910) 484-4100
4026 Southern Oaks Dr Unit 12
Fayetteville, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1999

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Carl Leon Edwards, MD
(910) 488-4178
404 Bristlecone Rd
Fayetteville, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1984

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Michael Anthony Rave, MD
(910) 907-8606
Bldg 4 2817 Reilly Rd,
Fort Bragg, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1989

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Brenda E Armstrong
(910) 907-8922
2817 Reilly Rd
Fort Bragg, NC
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Agodichi U Nwosu, MD
(615) 893-1360
909 S McPherson Church Rd
Fayetteville, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ilorin, Fac Of Hlth Sci, Ilorin, Kwara, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1983

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Daniel George Gates, MD
6363 Hornbuckle Dr
Fayetteville, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1996

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Timothy Cornelius Lee, MD
(910) 907-7697
6435 Touchstone Dr
Fayetteville, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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