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We found 11 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Aetna HMO near Santa Clara, CA.

Dr. Saroja Dandamudi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2734 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA
 

Dr. Saroja Dandamudi sees patients in Santa Clara, CA. Her medical specialty is general internal medicine. Before completing her residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Dandamudi attended medical school at Rangaraya Medical College. Dr. Dandamudi's clinical interests include general care. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Dandamudi (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu, Arabic, and French. Dr. Dandamudi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Winchester Hospital, and Lahey Clinic. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Preventive Care, Travel Medicine, Infections

Dr. Nora Frieda Woiwode, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
401 Old San Francisco Road
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Dr. Nora Woiwode's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Before performing her residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Dr. Woiwode attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. She has indicated that her clinical interests include general care. Dr. Woiwode has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Woiwode is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Allergy Testing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anitha Gundupalli, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
301 Old San Francisco Road; Level 2
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Dr. Anitha Gundupalli practices general internal medicine. She has indicated that her clinical interests include general care. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gundupalli graduated from Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati. For her professional training, Dr. Gundupalli completed a residency program at Providence Portland Medical Center. She is conversant in Telugu. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Gundupalli is closed to new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Douglas Chung-Ou Tong, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
7225 Rainbow Drive
San Jose, CA
 

Dr. Douglas Tong specializes in general internal medicine and practices in San Jose, CA. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Tong's clinical interests encompass general care. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Tong is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, General Care, Preventive Care, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Lawrence Brandon Wong, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
401 Old San Francisco Road
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Dr. L. Wong is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Wong is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and a graduate of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center's residency program. The average patient rating for Dr. Wong is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wong has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Teri Doan Pham, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
751 S Bascom Avenue; Internal Medicine Department
San Jose, CA
 

Dr. Teri Pham practices general internal medicine. In her practice, Dr. Pham focuses on general care. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Pham takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, she performed her residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. She speaks Vietnamese. Dr. Pham's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Pham's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Joint Aspiration, Diabetes, Skin Issues, Women's Health Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sandhya Anna Prabhakar, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
401 Old San Francisco Road
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Dr. Sandhya Prabhakar is a family medicine physician in Sunnyvale, CA. She graduated from The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University and Christian Medical College. Dr. Prabhakar's areas of expertise include general care. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Prabhakar (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Tamil and Hindi. Dr. Prabhakar's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Prabhakar is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Obesity, Women's Health ... (Read more)

Dr. Vidhi Shah, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2734 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA
 

Dr. Vidhi Shah is a general internist in Santa Clara, CA and San Jose, CA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Shah include general care. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. After attending Lady Hardinge Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to English, Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks Gujarati, Hindi, and Punjabi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Shah's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthritis, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Heart Failure, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Asma Habib, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2734 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA
 

Dr. Asma Habib's specialty is general internal medicine. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Habib include general care. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Habib accepts. Dr. Habib studied medicine at Aga Khan University Medical College. She trained at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University for her residency. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Juliana Gomez-Arostegui, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
301 Old San Francisco Road; Level 2
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Dr. Juliana Gomez-Arostegui works as a pediatric cardiologist in Sunnyvale, CA and San Jose, CA. Before completing her residency at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Dr. Gomez-Arostegui attended medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. She has a special interest in heart problems. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Gomez-Arostegui's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Kawasaki Disease, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Lee Ouyang, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine
2734 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Ouyang's specialty is general internal medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in general care. Dr. Ouyang is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ouyang is closed to new patients at this time. After attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Stanford Hospital & Clinics.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Sports Health, Men's Health Issues, Hypertension, Joint Aspiration, Diabetes, General Care, ... (Read more)

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What is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

The heart pumps blood through stretchy tubes called arteries to all the tissues of the body. The force of the blood moving through those tubes is called blood pressure. If blood pressure is too high, and the tubes stretch out too far, serious symptoms can sometimes develop. The heart has to work harder to pump blood into stretched vessels, and this can lead to damage to the heart muscle. Blood vessels can be weakened by overstretching, and can burst open. This causes a stroke or aneurysm. Sometimes arteries under high blood pressure develop tiny tears along their surface. These rough edges can attract platelets, forming a clot. Clots can block arteries and cause tissue damage to the areas beyond the clot, if they don’t get enough oxygen. If the clot blocks an artery entirely it can cause a heart attack or stroke.

Blood pressure is measured by two numbers, called systolic and diastolic, which are written one over the other. The top number, systolic, measures the pressure inside the arteries when the heart is contracting. The bottom number, diastolic, measures pressure when the heart is relaxed and refilling. A healthy blood pressure is considered to be less than 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure over 140/90 mmHg usually requires treatment.

High blood pressure can sometimes be managed with lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet low in sodium, exercise, losing weight, quitting smoking, and reducing stress. If that is not enough, there are medications such as beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors that can help.