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Mallan Grey Morgan, MD
(601) 442-2727
46 Sgt Prentiss Dr Ste 12
Natchez, MS
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Natchez Reg Med Ctr, Natchez, Ms
Group Practice: Mallan G Morgan Ltd

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Jo Ann Guy Francis, MD
(601) 876-4926
Washington, MS
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1978

Data Provided By:
Cameron S Guild
(601) 984-5630
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Nelson Kent Little, MD
(662) 234-7441
2892 S Lamar Blvd
Oxford, MS
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Mem Hosp -North Missi, Oxford, Ms
Group Practice: Oxford Heart Clinic

Data Provided By:
Benjamin Talbot Rester, MD
(601) 984-2250
113 Linwood Dr
Brandon, MS
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1999

Data Provided By:
Clifford Tillman, MD
(601) 442-7141
Medical Arts Bldg 46 Seargent S Prentiss Dr #2
Natchez, MS
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1944
Hospital
Hospital: Natchez Community Hospital, Natchez, Ms; Natchez Reg Med Ctr, Natchez, Ms
Group Practice: Tillman Medical Group

Data Provided By:
Narayana C Swamy
(228) 523-5470
400 Veterans Ave
Biloxi, MS
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided By:
Pavel L Khimenko
(228) 202-3335
4211 Hospital St
Pascagoula, MS
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided By:
W David Sullivan, MD
(601) 649-2863
1203 Jefferson St
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: South Central Reg Med Ctr, Laurel, Ms
Group Practice: Jefferson Medical Assoc

Data Provided By:
Malcolm P Taylor
(601) 981-8543
971 Lakeland Dr Ste 850
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Keeping your Heart healthy

Keeping Your Heart Healthy

By Robin Hoogshagen, RPH
Manager of Wal-Mart's Corporate Office Pharmacy

It's easy to have your eyes examined, and many people see their dentist regularly, but do you know how healthy your heart is?

The American Heart Association says heart disease is our country's No. 1 killer, and 63 million Americans face some form of cardiovascular illness. Why do so many of us suffer from heart-related problems? And what should you do to keep your own heart healthy?

The first step is to assess your risk. Some risk factors are within your control, such as choosing not to smoke, making sure you control high blood pressure and limiting the amount of stress in your life.

Other factors are out of your control - things like age, whether heart disease runs in your family, and even your gender (a higher number of men suffer from cardiovascular disease than women).

Let's take a look at how some of these factors relate to you:

Assess your Risk

Cigarette smoking - Don't smoke - and stay away from smokers as much as possible. Chemicals in cigarettes cause blood vessels to narrow and lose their elasticity. In addition, smoking can affect your cholesterol level, another risk factor.

Low HDL cholesterol - If your HDL cholesterol level is too low (40mg/dL or lower), you may be at greater risk for heart problems. HDL cholesterol is the "good" cholesterol because it cleans fat out of the blood stream. The result - high levels of HDL cholesterol can help prevent a heart attack.

High blood pressure - This is easily controlled if detected. If your blood pressure reaches levels greater than 140/90 mm/Hg on a sustained basis, this puts extra strain on your heart and your blood vessels.

Family history of early heart disease - Does heart disease run in your family? If the answer is yes, you'll want to be extra cautious if the men in your family experience heart-related problems in their mid-50s or younger, or if the women in your family experience heart-related problems at 65 or younger.

Age - There's no getting around it: Someone with a younger heart is likely to have fewer heart-related problems than people in their 40s, 50s or 60s. Bad habits can catch up to you at this point in your life. Years of smoking, eating a diet high in fat and empty calories, and letting high blood pressure go untreated can take a heavy toll on your heart.

How to Know if You're Having a Heart Attack

Unfortunately, sometimes even the fittest people can experience heart attacks. If it happened to you, would you know it? And would you know what to do?

Contrary to popular belief, heart attacks aren't always the earth-shaking events we imagine. It is possible to suffer a heart attack and not even know it for days or months, when a medical exam or further testing uncovers it. You might even think you're just having a bad case of indigestion.

Here are signs that might point to a heart attack:

Chest pain - Usually local...

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