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We found 36 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Humana Silver near Trinity, FL.

Dr. Carlos Juan Bayron-Garcia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2055 Little Road
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Bayron practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Clearwater, FL, New Port Richey, FL, and Trinity, FL. Dr. Bayron's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), holter monitoring, and electrophysiological (EP) study. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He attended medical school at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. In addition to English, Dr. Bayron speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Holter Monitoring, ... (Read more)

Dr. Linda J Badillo, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4113 Little Road; Suite 101
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Linda Badillo is an adult nephrology specialist in Hudson, FL and New Port Richey, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Badillo include hypertension (high blood pressure), kidney problems, and dialysis. She 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 her residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Badillo attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Kidney Problems, Dialysis

Dr. Najam Javeed, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4740 Mile Stretch Drive
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Najam Javeed's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He practices in Holiday, FL. He studied medicine at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute. He trained at Jersey City Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Javeed's clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), holter monitoring, and carotid ultrasound. Dr. Javeed's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He 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. Dr. Javeed (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Diabetes, Arrhythmias, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Pritesh Nandu Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1838 Healthcare Drive; Building 2 Unit 2
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Pritesh Patel's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); he sees patients in Lutz, FL and Trinity, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Dr. Patel attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Patel has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

Dr. Fong Mei Y. Young Chang, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
3633 Little Road; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Fong Chang specializes in adult cardiology and practices in New Port Richey, FL and Hudson, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Chang include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) insertion, and electrophysiological (EP) study. Dr. Chang takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending National Taiwan University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Millard Fillmore Hospitals. Dr. Chang (or staff) is conversant in Taiwanese, German, and French.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Right Heart Catheterization, Hypertension, Catheter Ablation, Heart Stent Placement, Stress ... (Read more)

Dr. Georges A Dagher, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6633 Forest Avenue; Suite 300
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. George Dagher is an adult cardiology specialist in New Port Richey, FL and Safety Harbor, FL. He is a graduate of Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences and a graduate of Staten Island University Hospital's residency program. These areas are among Dr. Dagher's clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, holter monitoring, and atherosclerosis. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. In addition to English, Dr. Dagher (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Chinese. Dr. Dagher's hospital/clinic affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, BayCare Medical Group, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Nuclear Stress Test, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jayadeva Chowdappa, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
3535 Little Road
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Jayadeva Chowdappa specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Trinity, FL and New Port Richey, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Apollo Medical Center. Dr. Chowdappa accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and Bangalore University and then went on to complete his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Sleep Apnea, Liver Disease, Obesity, Nerve ... (Read more)

Dr. Shahina Javeed, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
4904 Moog Road
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Shahina Javeed specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Javeed's education and training includes medical school at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College and Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and residency at United Hospitals Medical Center, Newark. Dr. Javeed (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Gopal Kishore Chalavarya, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4738 Grand Boulevard; Suite E
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Gopal Chalavarya's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He has a special interest in angioplasty, ventricular tachycardia, and heart stent placement. Dr. Chalavarya's professional affiliations include Bayfront Health Brooksville, BayCare Alliant Hospital, and Mease Countryside Hospital. He attended SMS Medical College, Jaipur for medical school and subsequently trained at Woodhull Medical Center for residency. Dr. Chalavarya's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Coventry, TRICARE, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chalavarya accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Right Heart Catheterization, Carotid Artery Stenting, Hypertension, Heart Stent Placement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajesh Vinodchandra Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1162 Alternate Hwy 19 N.
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Rajesh Patel is an internist in Holiday, FL. He graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Patel's areas of expertise include the following: hypertension (high blood pressure), arthritis, and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). He accepts 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)

All Interests: Hypertension, Arthritis, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Hayath Javeed, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4904 Moog Road
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Hayath Javeed specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Holiday, FL. Dr. Javeed (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Indian Languages. These areas are among his clinical interests: trigger point injections, nutrition counseling, and lupus. Dr. Javeed is a graduate of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Javeed completed a residency program at Jersey City Medical Center. Dr. Javeed honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Sonia Read, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
5411 Grand Boulevard; Suite 106
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Sonia Read practices adult nephrology. She speaks Spanish. Her areas of expertise include the following: kidney problems and dialysis. Dr. Read studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. Dr. Read honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. She has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Dialysis, Kidney Problems

Dr. Norma Bernardina Sanchez-Herrera, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
5340 Gulf Drive; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Norma Sanchez is a New Port Richey, FL physician who specializes in family medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Sanchez at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She graduated from Cayetano Heredia University and then she performed her residency at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center..

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hypertension, Physical Exams, Diabetes, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Prakash B Machhar, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6811 State Road 54
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Prakash Machhar's area of specialization is general internal medicine. His areas of expertise include diabetes, osteoporosis, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Machhar takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Medical College Baroda and residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Lung Problems, Diabetes, Osteoporosis, High Cholesterol, Hypertension

Dr. Jordan Terrell Young Pa, BS, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
Suite 202, Office of Dr. Jordan Young; 9332 State Rd 54
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Jordan Young's specialty is general internal medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with East Carolina University, Dr. Young attended medical school at Medical University of the Americas.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Low Testosterone, Hypertension, Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Shamimara Nazimuddin Ashiqali, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3314 Us Highway 19
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Shamimara Borachi is a Holiday, FL physician who specializes in family medicine. Her areas of clinical interest consist of osteoporosis, hypertension (high blood pressure), and general care. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Borachi attended medical school at S.N. Medical College, Agra and Sindh Medical College. She completed her residency training at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Cholesterol Problems, General Care

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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.