Cardiovascular Disease Specialist Northbrook IL

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.

Rick L Jobski, MD
(847) 253-8050
1632 W Central Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Business
Northwest Heart Specialtists SC
Specialties
Cardiology

Data Provided by:
Ronald G Berger
(847) 444-5300
2151 Waukegan Rd
Bannockburn, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided by:
V Arvind Menon
(847) 444-5300
2151 Waukegan Rd
Bannockburn, IL
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided by:
Eli Lavie, MD
(847) 444-5300
2151 Waukegan Rd Ste 100
Bannockburn, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: The Hebrew Univ, Hadassah Med Sch, Jerusalem, Israel
Graduation Year: 1986

Data Provided by:
Biljana Pavlovic-Surjancev, MD, PHD, FACC
Deerfield, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

Data Provided by:
Ronald Gary Berger, MD
(312) 942-6056
2151 Waukegan Rd Ste 100
Bannockburn, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1999

Data Provided by:
James M Wicks
(847) 444-5300
2151 Waukegan Rd
Bannockburn, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided by:
Jay Haskel Alexander, MD
(847) 444-5300
2151 Waukegan Rd Ste 100
Bannockburn, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1976

Data Provided by:
Jonathan M Gilbert, MD
(847) 444-5300
2151 Waukegan Rd Ste 101
Bannockburn, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1979

Data Provided by:
Brian Patrick Shortal
(847) 444-5328
2151 Waukegan Rd
Bannockburn, IL
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

New Ways to a Healthy Heart

Provided by: 

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

Copyright 1999-2009 Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living/Alternative Medicine/InnoVisi...

Local Events

Rain Fields world book signing tour.
Dates: 12/21/2014 – 12/21/2014
Location:
Chicago Chicago
View Details

American College of Surgeons 101st Annual Clinical Congress
Dates: 10/4/2015 – 10/8/2015
Location:
McCormick Place Convention Center Chicago
View Details

Rain Fields world book signing tour.
Dates: 12/21/2014 – 12/21/2014
Location:
Chicago, IL (Chicago, IL) Chicago
View Details

2014 ASCO Annual Meeting
Dates: 5/30/2014 – 6/3/2014
Location:
Chicago
View Details

2018 ASCO Annual Meeting
Dates: 6/1/2018 – 6/5/2018
Location:
Chicago
View Details