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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
101 Waukegan Road; Suite 1200
Lake Bluff, IL
 

Dr. Ivana Ruffolo is a general internist in Lake Bluff, IL. She is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and a graduate of Rush University Medical Center's residency program. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ruffolo include hypertension (high blood pressure) and metabolic disorders. Dr. Ruffolo is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. In addition to English, Dr. Ruffolo speaks Italian. She is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Metabolic Disorders, Hypertension

Dr. Mohina Gupta, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1870 W Winchester Road; Suite 248
Libertyville, IL
 

Dr. Mohina Gupta practices general internal medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Gupta include hypertension (high blood pressure) and preventive care. Dr. Gupta accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. She is a graduate of GSVM Medical College. Dr. Gupta's training includes a residency program at Ravenswood Hospital Medical Center. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Preventive Care, Weight Loss

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
101 Waukegan Road; Suite 1200
Lake Bluff, IL
 

Dr. John Lin works as an internist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Lin honors Medicare insurance. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes

Dr. Jawad Munir, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1272 American Way
Libertyville, IL
 

Dr. Jawad Munir practices adult nephrology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Munir include polycystic kidney disease, kidney stones, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Munir takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Nishtar Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Munir (or staff) speaks Urdu. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Vista Health System, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerular Diseases, Wounds, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Cancer, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
800 N Westmoreland Road; Suite 100
Lake Forest, IL
 

Dr. Scott Braunlich practices general internal medicine. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. In Dr. Braunlich's practice, he is particularly interested in hypertension (high blood pressure) and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. Dr. Braunlich honors Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Braunlich attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school.

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All Interests: Hypertension, High Cholesterol

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
800 N Westmoreland Road; Suite 100
Lake Forest, IL
 

Dr. Jason Garti's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Garti's areas of expertise include the following: hypertension (high blood pressure), preventive care, and physical exams. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Garti is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Preventive Care, Physical Exams

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
101 Waukegan Road; Suite 1200
Lake Bluff, IL
 

Dr. John Munsell is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Munsell accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Dr. Munsell attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
101 Waukegan Road; Suite 1200
Lake Bluff, IL
 

Dr. Michael Levi works as a general internist. His clinical interests include hypertension (high blood pressure) and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Dr. Levi attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Jeffrey David Kopin, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
800 N. Westmoreland Road; Suite 201
Lake Forest, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kopin sees patients in Chicago, IL and Lake Forest, IL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. He is especially interested in diabetes, thyroid problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Kopin is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is not accepting new patients at this time. Dr. Kopin attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Jennifer K Bussell, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1475 E Belvidere Road; Suite 214
Grayslake, IL
 

Dr. Jennifer Bussell's area of specialization is general internal medicine. She has a special interest in diabetes, obesity, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Bussell is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Her medical residency was performed at MacNeal Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Bussell's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Obesity, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Joshua Robert Trob, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1272 American Way
Libertyville, IL
 

Dr. Joshua Trob is an adult nephrology specialist in Libertyville, IL. His areas of clinical interest consist of kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and dialysis. Dr. Trob's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Vista Health System, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. He trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. Patients gave Dr. Trob an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis

Dr. Dana Lynn Ben-Dov, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1475 E Belvidere Road; Suite 214
Grayslake, IL
 

Dr. Dana Ben-Dov is an internist. On average, patients gave Dr. Ben-Dov a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, obesity, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ben-Dov attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG). Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Preventive Care, Weight Loss, Diabetes, Obesity, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Anub Alex Abraham, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
660 N. Westmoreland Road
Lake Forest, IL
 

Dr. Anub Abraham practices general internal medicine in Lake Forest, IL and Chicago, IL. Dr. Abraham is a graduate of Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and inpatient care. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Abraham is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Chronic Kidney Disease, Inpatient Care

Dr. Mohan C Abraham, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
660 N. Westmoreland Road
Lake Forest, IL
 

Dr. Mohan Abraham, who practices in Lake Forest, IL and Chicago, IL, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. His areas of expertise include hypertension (high blood pressure), glomerulonephritis, and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Abraham accepts. Dr. Abraham trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Cook County Health & Hospitals System and Northwestern Medical Group (NMG). Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Tim S Provias, MPH, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
800 N. Westmoreland Road; Suite 205
Lake Forest, IL
 

Dr. Tim Provias' area of specialization is interventional cardiology. Dr. Provias attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). These areas are among his clinical interests: hypertension (high blood pressure), pulmonary embolism, and sports health. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Provias (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Pulmonary Embolism, Vascular Disease, Echocardiogram, ... (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.