We found 6 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Cigna FocusIn HSA Silver 2700 near Euless, TX.

Dr. David Raymond Martin, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2425 Highway 121; Suite 201
Bedford, TX
 

Dr. David Martin's area of specialization is adult nephrology. His clinical interests include kidney stones, metabolic bone diseases, and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Dr. Martin's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He welcomes new patients. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Martin trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. Dr. Martin is conversant in Navajo.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Metabolic Bone Disease, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Neeta Gopinath Nayak, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
251 Westpark Way; Suite 210
Euless, TX
 

Dr. Neeta Nayak is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Nayak (or staff) speaks the following languages: Kannada, Hindi, and Konkani. Her areas of expertise include diabetes, nutrition counseling, and osteoporosis. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Dr. Nayak attended Mysore Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee for residency. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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All Interests: Osteoporosis, Urinary Incontinence, Hypertension, Weight Loss, Heart Problems, Nutrition ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
350 Westpark Way; Suite 111
Euless, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Chalmers sees patients in Arlington, TX, Euless, TX, and Grapevine, TX. His medical specialty is adult nephrology. His areas of expertise consist of hypertension (high blood pressure), hemodialysis, and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Dr. Chalmers is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chalmers accepts. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Electrolyte Disorders, Hypertension, Hemodialysis, Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Failure

Dr. James Kenneth Looney, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1701 Forest Ridge Drive
Bedford, TX
 

Dr. James Looney is a family medicine practitioner. He is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Looney include back pain, diabetes, and depression. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Parkland Community Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Looney is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Nutrition Issues, Hypertension, Diabetes, Anxiety, Back Pain

Dr. Jane Frances Ensey, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
2000 Esters Road; Suite 112
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Jane Ensey is a family medicine practitioner in Irving, TX, Colleyville, TX, and Grapevine, TX. Her areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, immunization (preventive vaccines), and depression. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Ensey is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Dr. Henry Michael Prost, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
7141 Colleyville Boulevard; Suite 320
Colleyville, TX
 

Dr. Henry Prost works as an endocrinologist in Grapevine, TX and Colleyville, TX. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Prost's areas of expertise include diabetes, thyroid problems, and osteoporosis. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. On average, patients gave Dr. Prost a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Prost has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Cholesterol Problems

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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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