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We found 8 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Cigna Connect HSA Bronze 6000 near Cypress, TX.

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

Dr. Anil Sheth's area of specialization is adult nephrology. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sheth takes. He welcomes new patients. He graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College and Grant Medical College. Dr. Sheth's training includes residency programs at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital Center, and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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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 is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. His areas of expertise include diabetes, heart problems, and kidney stones. Dr. Roy honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Krishna Raman's medical specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Raman is especially interested in diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and dialysis. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Raman is a graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College. Dr. Raman (or staff) is conversant in Tamil and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

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

Dr. Mukesh Sinha works as an adult nephrologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and vasculitis. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, Dr. Sinha completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He is open to 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. Devaraj Munikrishnappa, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 410
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Devaraj Munikrishnappa practices adult nephrology. His areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Munikrishnappa's education and training includes medical school at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and Bangalore University and residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

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

Dr. Shalin Patel specializes in adult nephrology. These areas are among Dr. Patel's clinical interests: hypotension (low blood pressure), kidney stones, and anemia. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. His practice is open to new patients. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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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)

Dr. Rahul Prakash, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
21212 Northwest Freeway; Suite 355
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Rahul Prakash practices adult nephrology in Houston, TX, Katy, TX, and Cypress, TX. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Prakash has a special interest in diabetes, kidney stones, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Dr. Prakash welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Problems, Dialysis

Dr. Rupinder K Chatha, MD
Specializes in Nephrology, Other
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 410
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Rupi Chatha's area of specialization is nephrology (kidney disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Chatha include prostate problems, renal angioplasty, and kidney stones. Dr. Chatha accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Chatha's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Renal Angioplasty, Peritoneal Catheter Placement, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, ... (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.