We found 14 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois near Berwyn, IL.

Dr. Mohammad Abdur Razzaque, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6449 South Pulaski Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Mohammad Razzaque is a general internist. He is conversant in Bengali. Dr. Razzaque has a special interest in obesity. He is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Little Company of Mary Hospital, and Palos Community Hospital. He attended medical school at Dhaka Medical College. He trained at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn for his residency. Dr. Razzaque takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Obesity

Dr. Jeffrey H Freihage, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
7035 West North Avenue
Oak Park, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Freihage practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. Dr. Freihage's clinical interests include cardiac risk reduction, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and carotid artery disease. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He is an in-network provider for Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Freihage completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Parag M Doshi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
7035 West North Avenue
Oak Park, IL
 

Dr. Parag Doshi's areas of specialization are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm); he sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. Dr. Doshi's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Doshi include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Doshi accepts. He is a graduate of Medical College Baroda. For his residency, Dr. Doshi trained at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. Dr. Doshi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Filipino, Spanish, and Polish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress Test, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Aasita Nitin Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
7035 North Avenue
Oak Park, IL
 

Dr. Aasita Patel's specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. She practices in Elgin, IL, Schaumburg, IL, and Oak Park, IL. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Patel attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Aortic Valve Repair, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert J Kash, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6545 W. Archer Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Robert Kash works as an internist in Chicago, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: thyroid problems, hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and atrial fibrillation. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kash honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Kash's professional affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP) and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Immunization, Bronchitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Joint Pain, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald V Woznica Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
6283 S. Archer Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Donald Woznica is a physician who specializes in family medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Woznica's clinical interests include disorders of calcium metabolism, thyroid problems, and adolescent issues. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Woznica is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, ACL Injury, Immunization, Bronchitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Allergic Headache, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammed Akbar Yousuf, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
5101 S. Willow Springs Road
La Grange, IL
 

Dr. Mohammed Yousuf is a family medicine practitioner and geriatrician in Burr Ridge, IL and La Grange, IL. His clinical interests include gout, diabetes, and ear infection. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Yousuf is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Bronchitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Allergic Headache, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Erectile ... (Read more)

Dr. Iffat Sultana Ahmed, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
5201 Willow Springs Road; Suite 150
La Grange Highlands, IL
 

Dr. Iffat Ahmed is an internist. These areas are among her clinical interests: obesity, depression, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ahmed attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for her residency. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Obesity, Cholesterol Problems, Anxiety

Dr. William Joseph Moran, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
5201 Willow Springs Road
La Grange, IL
 

Dr. William Moran is a family medicine physician in La Grange, IL and Downers Grove, IL. His education and training includes medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. These areas are among his clinical interests: thyroid problems, dermatitis (skin inflammation), and cervical (neck) spine problems. Dr. Moran is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Immunization, Bronchitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Joint Pain, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Crystal A Peoples, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
6723 Roosevelt Road
Berwyn, IL
 

Dr. Crystal Peoples specializes in family medicine and practices in Berwyn, IL. Dr. Peoples is especially interested in diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and stress management. She is rated highly by her patients. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and more. She is a graduate of Rush Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Peoples speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Weight Management, Diabetes, Stress Management

Dr. Sarah Nazeer Siddiqui, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6723 Roosevelt Road
Berwyn, IL
 

Dr. Sarah Siddiqui's specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Siddiqui include diabetes, obesity, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Siddiqui studied medicine at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Wounds, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Obesity

Dr. Ehtesham J Ghani, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
9223 Ogden Avenue
Brookfield, IL
 

Dr. Ehtesham Ghani's medical specialty is general internal medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: well woman gynecology, homeopathic treatment, and cancer screening. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ghani takes. Dr. Ghani is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Ghani (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine
6920 Ogden Avenue
Berwyn, IL
 

Dr. Evyan Jawad is a specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease). She works in Berwyn, IL. Dr. Jawad (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. Her clinical interests include cardiac risk reduction, heart valve disease, and angioplasty. Dr. Jawad's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Her medical residency was performed at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cardiac Risk Reduction, Aortic Valve Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Electrocardiogram, Chest Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Parakrama De Silva, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4248 West 63rd Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Parakrama De Silva works as an internist in Chicago, IL. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO. After attending Hiroshima University Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa. Dr. De Silva (or staff) speaks the following languages: Japanese and Sinhala. He is affiliated with Little Company of Mary Hospital. Dr. De Silva is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes

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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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