We found 7 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Humana Premier near Atchison, KS.

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Dr. Marina Nicolae Hannen, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
820 Raven Hill Road; Suite 106a
Atchison, KS
 

Dr. Marina Hannen's medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Hannen's areas of expertise include the following: second opinions, syncope (fainting), and ventricular tachycardia. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Targu Mures, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. In addition to English, she speaks Romanian. She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Dr. Steven D Owens, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
820 Raven Hill Road; Suite 106a
Atchison, KS
 

Dr. Steven Owens practices adult cardiology. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas, Dr. Owens attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Owens's areas of expertise include the following: rheumatic heart disease, syncope (fainting), and ventricular tachycardia. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Owens has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Dr. Charles B Porter, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
820 Raven Hill Road; Suite 106a
Atchison, KS
 

Dr. Charles Porter is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. After attending the University of Kansas School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. Dr. Porter's areas of expertise include second opinions, aortic disease, and angina. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Porter is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Dr. Douglas John Willhoite, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
820 Raven Hill Road; Suite 106a
Atchison, KS
 

Dr. Douglas Willhoite's specialty is adult cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: carotid artery disease, heart attack, and mitral valve disease. Dr. Willhoite is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Willhoite attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine for medical school. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Dr. Thomas Lewis Rosamond, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
820 Raven Hill Road; Suite 106a
Atchison, KS
 

Dr. Thomas Rosamond is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Rosamond include rheumatic heart disease, syncope (fainting), and ventricular tachycardia. Dr. Rosamond is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at Minneapolis VA Health Care System and a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Dr. Rosamond honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Steven Barry Gollub, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
820 Raven Hill Road; Suite 106a
Atchison, KS
 

Dr. Steven Gollub is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. His areas of expertise include heart attack, mitral valve disease, and syncope (fainting). He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. After completing medical school at Emory University School of Medicine and the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Dr. Gollub performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gollub honors.

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Dr. David B Wilson, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
820 Raven Hill Road; Suite 106a
Atchison, KS
 

Dr. David Wilson's specialty is adult cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wilson include stress echo, consultative cardiology, and atherosclerosis. Dr. Wilson is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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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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