Natural Hypertension Treatment Sevierville TN

With blood pressure levels on the rise for far too many people, finding a drug-free way to keep them down near normal levels has gained increased urgency. Studies have found that the antioxidants in tomatoes—lycopene and the vitamins C and E—help protect the body from factors that cause cardiovascular disease.

William Patterson
(865) 428-9245
1108 Fox Meadows Blvd
Sevierville, TN
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Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Roger Aaron Riedel, MD
(865) 429-2935
629 Middle Creek Rd
Sevierville, TN
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Cardiology, Internal Medicine
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Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1997
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Hospital: Roane Med Ctr, Harriman, Tn; Fort Sanders Parkwest Med Ctr, Knoxville, Tn

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William David Patterson, MD
(865) 428-9245
1108 Fox Meadows Blvd # 1
Sevierville, TN
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Cardiology
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Male
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Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1974

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Ronald Francis Yatteau, MD
(865) 673-9656
Baptist Medical Tower 101 Blount Ave Ste 300
Knoxville, TN
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Cardiology
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Male
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Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1966

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James Yates
(865) 544-2800
1940 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN
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Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Norman E Liddell
(865) 428-4042
1240 Fox Meadows Boulevard
Sevierville, TN
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Cardiology

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Norman Eugene Liddell, MD
(865) 428-4042
1240 Fox Meadows Blvd Ste 6
Sevierville, TN
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Cardiology
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Male
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Medical School: Spartan Hlth Sci Univ, Vieux Fort, St Lucia
Graduation Year: 1983

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Philip Knox Hoffman, MD
(301) 897-5400
1140 Laurel Fork Rd
Walland, TN
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Cardiology
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Male
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Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1986

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Stephen D Hoadley, MD
(865) 632-9656
101 Blount Ave Ste 300
Knoxville, TN
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Cardiology
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Male
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Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1977

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William Jeffrey Minteer, MD
(423) 673-9656
101 Blount Ave Ste 300
Knoxville, TN
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Cardiology
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Male
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Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1978

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Tomato Extract Eases Grade-1 Hypertension

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By James Keough

With blood pressure levels on the rise for far too many people, finding a drug-free way to keep them down near normal levels has gained increased urgency. Studies have found that the antioxidants in tomatoes—lycopene and the vitamins C and E—help protect the body from factors that cause cardiovascular disease. Now a small study in Israel suggests that an extract containing lycopene and several other compounds in tomatoes can have a significant impact on grade-1 hypertension—defined as systolic levels between 140 and 159 and diastolic between 90 and 99. The study gave standardized capsules of an extract called Lyc-O-Mato to 31 otherwise healthy individuals with just-diagnosed mild hypertension who did not take blood pressure medicine. The participants made no dietary or lifestyle changes during the study. Researchers bookended the eight-week extract trial with two four-week placebo periods and found that the extract lowered systolic levels by 10 points and diastolic by 4—both statistically significant amounts. Researchers reported no side effects from the extract—an important point, they say, because unpleasant side effects play a role in treatment failure with antihypertension drugs.

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