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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2101 S Arlington Heights Road; Suite 155
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Debjani Roy works as an internist. Clinical interests for Dr. Roy include diabetes, pap test, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Roy honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Burdwan Medical College. Dr. Roy's medical residency was performed at Chicago Medical School. She speaks Bengali. Her professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and NorthShore Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Ultrasound, Pap Test, Echocardiogram

Dr. Jeffrey H Freihage, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
804 East Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Freihage is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. His areas of expertise include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Freihage accepts. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. Dr. Freihage is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Carotid Artery Stenting, Cardiac Ablation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Parag M Doshi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
804 Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Parag Doshi specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Doshi attended Medical College Baroda for medical school and subsequently trained at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn for residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. The average patient rating for Dr. Doshi is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Doshi (or staff) speaks Filipino, Spanish, and Polish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Carotid Artery Stenting, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Heart Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sunita Talwar, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1585 Barrington Road; Suite 306
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sunita Talwar is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Talwar's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and asthma. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before completing her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Talwar attended medical school at Lady Hardinge Medical College. Dr. Talwar (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Talwar is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

Dr. Frank C Chao, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
490 Lake Street; Suite 101
Roselle, IL
 

Dr. Frank Chao works as a family practice physician in Roselle, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: immunization (preventive vaccines), minor surgery, and skin biopsy. Dr. Chao's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Chao has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Immunization, Hypertension, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Minor Surgery, Diabetes, Skin Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nick Joseph Riccardo, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 505 Building 1
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Nick Riccardo's specialty is general internal medicine. His areas of expertise include hypertension (high blood pressure), electrocardiogram (EKG), and spirometry. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Riccardo accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, HFN, and more. Dr. Riccardo attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his professional training, Dr. Riccardo completed a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Electrocardiogram, Hypertension, Spirometry

Dr. Hameeduddin Khaja, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
901 Biesterfield Road; Suite 111
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Hameeduddin Khaja's area of specialization is general internal medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: physical exams, skin lesions (growths or marks), and diabetes. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khaja takes. He attended Technical University of Santiago (UTESA) for medical school and subsequently trained at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center for residency. Dr. Khaja (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Immunization, Hypertension, Lung Problems, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Obesity, Ear Wax Removal, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel C OMalley, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste A
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Omalley is a family practitioner. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: gynecological problems, cryotherapy, and wart removal. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Omalley accepts. He graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Omalley completed his residency training at Resurrection Medical Center. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Delnor Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Depression, Hypertension, Sleep Apnea, Skin Issues, Gynecological Problems, Weight ... (Read more)

Dr. Neha R Parikh, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste A
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Neha Parikh's medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Parikh is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She attended A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at MacNeal Hospital for residency. Dr. Parikh (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, High Cholesterol, Nutrition Issues, Preventive Care

Dr. Raju Bangalore Ray, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 3400 Building 3
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Raju Ray specializes in adult nephrology. His areas of expertise include hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Ray is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He trained at St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension

Dr. Bharat Samy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine
1555 Barrington Road; Building 3, Suite 4250
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Bharat Samy specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease). He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Samy trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital for residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, heart valve disease, and carotid artery disease. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Samy's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cardiac Risk Reduction, Chest Pain, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammad Zahid, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1515 Barrington Road; Suite 3400, Building 3
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Mohammad Zahid practices adult nephrology. Dr. Zahid (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Punjabi. Clinical interests for Dr. Zahid include hypertension (high blood pressure). He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System. Dr. Zahid graduated from Dow Medical College. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for his residency. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zahid accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension

Dr. Jennifer S Fredericks, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste A
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Jennifer Fredericks' area of specialization is family medicine. Her areas of expertise include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). She honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Fredericks graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. She trained at West Suburban Medical Center for residency. Dr. Fredericks is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Skin Issues, High Cholesterol, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Aasita Nitin Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
804 East Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Aasita Patel practices adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology in Elgin, IL, Schaumburg, IL, and Oak Park, IL. Dr. Patel's clinical interests include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel honors. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Carotid Artery Stenting, Cardiac Ablation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Calvin H Fischer, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 3450
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Calvin Fischer's medical specialty is family medicine. He graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. His clinical interests include diabetes, cancer screening, and heart problems. On average, patients gave Dr. Fischer a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Fischer has received the following distinctions: Chicago Super Doctors and US News Top Doctor. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Group (ABMG).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Minor Surgery, Colon Cancer, Diabetes, Mole Removal, Cancer ... (Read more)

Dr. Lawrence J Schouten, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
290 Springfield Drive; Suite 290
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Lawrence Schouten is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Schouten is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Schouten's training includes a residency program at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, Asthma, Thyroid Problems, Preventive 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.