We found 11 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1423 near Deltona, FL.

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Dr. Ratan K Ahuja, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
759 Harley Strickland Boulevard
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Ratan Ahuja specializes in adult cardiology. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at Maulana Azad Medical Center, Dr. Ahuja attended medical school at the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences. Dr. Ahuja (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. Dr. Ahuja is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alfredo Angel Pegoraro, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2877 Wellness Avenue
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Alfredo Pegoraro is an adult nephrology specialist in Orange City, FL and Deland, FL. Dr. Pegoraro is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His education and training includes medical school at National University of Cordoba Faculty of Medical Sciences and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wilberto L Lopez, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Wilberto Lopez's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and MyBlue, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Lopez is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajendra Govind Hippalgaonkar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
932 Saxon Boulevard; Suite A
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Rajendra Hippalgaonkar works as an adult cardiologist. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Hippalgaonkar honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After attending Osmania University for medical school, Dr. Hippalgaonkar completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. William J David, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. William David is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. David is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of L'Aquila Faculty of Medicine and Surgery.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Pontenciano D Gonzales Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
62 Spring Vista Drive
Debary, FL
 

Dr. Pontenciano Gonzales works as a family practice physician in Debary, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gonzales is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Gonzales (or staff) speaks the following languages: Filipino and Spanish. Dr. Gonzales is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Lawrence E Vallario, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Vallario sees patients in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Florida College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Vallario has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2575 South Volusia Avenue; Suite 300
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Syed-Bilal Ahmed is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Dr. Ahmed obtained his medical school training at Dow Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Vinny M Varghese, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2720 Rebecca Lane; 2
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Vinny Varghese sees patients in Orange City, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Varghese is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Dr. Varghese attended medical school at St. John's Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Arthritis, Asthma

Dr. Karuna Ahuja, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
759 Harley Strickland Boulevard
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Karuna Ahuja specializes in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ahuja honors. After attending GSVM Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with State University of New York (SUNY). Dr. Ahuja (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Bronchoscopy, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Shakeela A Tawwab, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
780 Deltona Boulevard
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Shakeela Tawwab is a specialist in gynecologic oncology. Dr. Tawwab is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Her education and training includes medical school at Gandhi Medical College and residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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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.

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