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

Dr. Debjani Roy sees patients in Arlington Heights, IL, Des Plaines, IL, and Mount Prospect, IL. Her medical specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Roy include diabetes, pap test, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After attending Burdwan Medical College for medical school, Dr. Roy completed her residency training at Chicago Medical School. In addition to English, she speaks Bengali. Dr. Roy's hospital/clinic 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. Neha R Parikh, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste A
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Neha Parikh's specialty is family medicine. Dr. Parikh (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. Dr. Parikh's clinical interests include hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and preventive care. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Parikh trained at MacNeal Hospital. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Parikh honors. Dr. Parikh is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

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

Dr. Daniel O'Malley specializes in family medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: gynecological problems, cryotherapy, and depression. Dr. O'Malley honors United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare EPO, and more. Dr. O'Malley attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Resurrection Medical Center for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Delnor Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Frank Chao is a family medicine practitioner. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chao's clinical interests include minor surgery, general care, and venipuncture (phlebotomy). Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chao takes. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Chao's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

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

Dr. Jeffrey Freihage's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among Dr. Freihage's clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. He is an in-network provider for Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and more. After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. 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, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Sunita Talwar specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Hoffman Estates, IL. Dr. Talwar's areas of expertise include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and asthma. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Lady Hardinge Medical College and then she performed her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Talwar (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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

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

Dr. Jennifer Fredericks' medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Fredericks studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at West Suburban Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Fredericks include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fredericks honors. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She has an open panel.

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

Dr. Hameeduddin Khaja's medical specialty is general internal medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Khaja (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi. These areas are among his clinical interests: physical exams, skin lesions (growths or marks), and diabetes. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Dr. Khaja is a graduate of Technical University of Santiago (UTESA). His residency was performed at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Parag Doshi practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Doshi's clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Doshi accepts. Before completing his residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Dr. Doshi attended medical school at Medical College Baroda. In addition to English, Dr. Doshi (or staff) speaks 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. Nick Joseph Riccardo, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 505 Building 1
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Nick Riccardo is a Hoffman Estates, IL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His medical residency was performed at Rush University Medical Center. In his practice, Dr. Riccardo focuses on hypertension (high blood pressure), electrocardiogram (EKG), and spirometry. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Riccardo is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Electrocardiogram, Hypertension, Spirometry

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. The average patient rating for Dr. Schouten is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Schouten include diabetes, thyroid problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Schouten is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Schouten welcomes new patients. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency 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)

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

Dr. Raju Ray is an adult nephrology specialist. He has indicated that his clinical interests include hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Ray is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. For his residency, Dr. Ray trained at St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis.

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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 is a specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease). He works in Elk Grove Village, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. Dr. Samy's areas of expertise include cardiac risk reduction, heart valve disease, and carotid artery disease. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dr. Samy attended Harvard Medical School.

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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 is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. Dr. Zahid (or staff) speaks Urdu and Punjabi. He has a special interest in hypertension (high blood pressure). He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University, Dr. Zahid attended medical school at Dow Medical College. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension

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

Dr. Aasita Patel specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology and practices in Elgin, IL, Schaumburg, IL, and Oak Park, IL. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi. Her clinical interests include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Patel studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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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. Steven Mark Pouls, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1107 North Prospect Avenue; Suite 100
Itasca, IL
 

Dr. Steven Pouls is a family practice physician in Itasca, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Pouls include diabetes, obesity, and gynecological problems. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Dr. Pouls attended UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Heritage Valley Beaver for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Pouls accepts 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: Cryosurgery, Endometrial Biopsy, Hypertension, Minor Surgery, Diabetes, Obesity, Gynecological ... (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.