Role of Mercury Toxicity

Role of Mercury Toxicity

Role of Mercury Toxicity in Hypertension, Cardiovascular Disease, and Stroke Mark C. Houston, MD, MS1,2,3 From the Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine;1 Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology;2 and the Division of Human Nutrition, St. Thomas West Hospital, St. Thomas West Hospital,3 Nashville, TN Mercury has a high affinity for sulfhydryl groups, inactivating … Continued
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Resetting Your Biological Clock

Resetting Your Biological Clock

RESETTING YOUR BIOLOGICAL CLOCK: HOW TO SLOW THE AGING PROCESS AND LIVE LONGER MARK HOUSTON MD, MS, ABAAM, FACP, FAHA Youth has no age Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) We all desire to live long and healthy lives. None of us want to deal with the declining health or chronic diseases that are commonly associated with aging. … Continued
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Managing Hypertension

Managing Hypertension

The Importance of Potassium in Managing Hypertension Mark C. Houston ¬© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011 Abstract Dietary potassium intake has been demonstrated to significantly lower blood pressure (BP) in a dose responsive manner in both hypertensive and nonhypertensive patients in observational studies, clinical trials, and several meta-analyses. In hypertensive patients, the linear dose‚Äìresponse relationship … Continued
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Patients with Hyperlipidemia

Patients with Hyperlipidemia

Effect of Combination Pantethine, Plant Sterols, Green Tea Extract, Delta-tocotrienol and Phytolens on Lipid Profiles in Patients with Hyperlipidemia Mark Houston, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Director Hypertension Institute, St. Thomas West Hospital, Nashville TN William Sparks, BSc, CN,Vice President, Biotics Research Corporation, Rosenburg, TX ABSTRACT Background: Hyperlipidemia is … Continued
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Special Honors

Denham Harmon MD PhD Award

American College for Advancement in Medicine awards Dr. Houston the coveted Denham Harmon MD PhD Award at the recent ACAM annual meetingin San Diego on April 24, 2010 for his excellent research, publications and influence in the field of Integrative Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart Disease, Hypertension and Dyslipidemia. About Hypertension Institute The Hypertension Institute was founded … Continued

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Treatment of Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease

Treatment of Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease

The role of cellular micronutrient analysis, nutraceuticals, vitamins, antioxidants and minerals in the prevention and treatment of hypertension and cardiovascular disease Mark C. Houston Abstract: Macronutrient and micronutrient deficiencies are very common in the general population and may be even more common in patients with hypertension and cardiovascular disease due to genetic, environmental causes and … Continued
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Hypertension Institute News

USA Today

USA Today names Dr. Houston as one of America’s Top Physicians in 2008 and 2009 Most Influential Doctor in both Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia. – USA Today Read More. About Hypertension Institute The Hypertension Institute was founded in 1995 by Dr. Mark Houston, internist and hypertension specialist and Dr. Allen Naftilin, cardiologist and hypertension specialist, at … Continued

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