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We found 24 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Multi-State Plans near Cypress, TX.

Dr. Mukarram Ali Baig, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
21216 Nw Freeway; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Mukarram Baig works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Baig studied medicine at Aga Khan University Medical College and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Baig's medical residency was performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Anil U Sheth, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
21216 North West Freeway; Suite 410
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Anil Sheth is a nephrologist in Houston, TX, Cypress, TX, and Katy, TX. Before performing his residency at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital Center, and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Sheth attended Seth G.S. Medical College and Grant Medical College for medical school. Dr. Sheth's areas of clinical interest consist of diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Dr. Sheth is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, Dialysis

Dr. Redentor Antonio R Romero Roy, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 410
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Redentor Roy's specialty is adult nephrology. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, heart problems, and kidney stones. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Roy studied medicine at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Roy trained at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center for his residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Lupus, Kidney Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rupin Avinash Kadakia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
21216 Nw Freeway; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Rupin Kadakia is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Kadakia's areas of expertise include the following: heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Kadakia attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Kadakia (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Hindi. Dr. Kadakia is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Kamran Khalid Khan Sherwani, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
21216 Nw Freeway; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Kamran Sherwani's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology; he sees patients in Houston, TX and Cypress, TX. His areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Sherwani honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sherwani's office for an appointment. After attending East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine and Rawalpindi Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). Dr. Sherwani (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, High Cholesterol, Stroke, ... (Read more)

Dr. Krishna Kumar Raman, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
21212 N.w. Freeway; #355
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Krishna Raman is a nephrologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Raman include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and dialysis. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Raman takes. He is a graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Raman (or staff) speaks Tamil and Hindi. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Surgical Procedures, Diabetes, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Dialysis

Dr. Janette Nguyen, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
13203 Fry Road; Suite 800
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Janette Nguyen practices general internal medicine. After completing medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, she performed her residency at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Clinical interests for Dr. Nguyen include diabetes, adolescent issues, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She speaks Vietnamese. She is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Nguyen's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Mohammed Salahuddin Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
21216 Nw Freeway; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Mohammed Khan is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Houston, TX and Cypress, TX. These areas are among Dr. Khan's clinical interests: renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Khan's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Khan attended Ross University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center for residency. Dr. Khan takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Khan's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mukesh Kumar Sinha, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
21212 Northwest Freeway; Suite 355
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Mukesh Sinha practices adult nephrology in Cypress, TX, Katy, TX, and Houston, TX. Dr. Sinha's areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and vasculitis. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Mayo Clinic. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Sinha is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Vasculitis, Kidney Failure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Attiya Shaheen Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Other
21212 Northwest Freeway; Suite 555
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Attiya Khan is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among her clinical interests: holter monitoring, angioplasty, and echocardiogram (echo). She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women, Dr. Khan performed her residency at Sound Shore Medical Center. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks Urdu and Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Memorial Hermann.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Stents, Heart Failure, Peripheral Angioplasty, Electrocardiogram, Preventive ... (Read more)

Dr. Lisa Lai Jen Chan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
12609 Louetta Road
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Lisa Chan's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Chan (or staff) speaks Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese. Her clinical interests include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), ulcers, and osteomyelitis. She is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Chan attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Chan is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Gastrointestinal Problems, Heart Problems, Osteomyelitis, Liver Disease, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Devaraj Munikrishnappa, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 410
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Devaraj Munikrishnappa is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Cypress, TX, Houston, TX, and Katy, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Munikrishnappa's hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Munikrishnappa attended Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and Bangalore University for medical school and subsequently trained at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Renal Biopsy, Dialysis

Dr. Ashish Kapoor, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
21212 Northwest Freeway; Suite 465
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Ashish Kapoor's specialty is general internal medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kapoor's clinical interests include prostate problems, sinusitis (sinus infection), and gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders). His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kapoor's office for an appointment. He studied medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College and All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Dr. Kapoor (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Thuan Khac Nguyen, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
12609 Louetta Road
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Thuan Nguyen specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Cypress, TX and Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nguyen include diabetes, warts, and moles. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Nguyen (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Vietnamese. Dr. Nguyen is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Warts, Bursitis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthritis, Lupus, Asthma, Vasculitis, Moles

Dr. John Son Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 420
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. John Nguyen is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Nguyen's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is accepting new patients. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Nguyen attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Shalin Dinesh Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
21212 Northwest Freeway; Suite 355
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Shalin Patel's area of specialization is adult nephrology. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include hypotension (low blood pressure), kidney stones, and anemia. Dr. Patel takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Lupus, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, Hypotension, ... (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.