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We found 13 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept HealthSmart near Tomball, TX.

Dr. Helen Hyun-Sun Hwang, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
27720-a Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Helen Lee is a specialist in adult nephrology. These areas are among Dr. Lee's clinical interests: diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and kidney problems. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks Spanish and Korean. Dr. Lee is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Problems

Dr. Ahmad Adnan Aslam, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
308 Holderrieth Road
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Ahmad Aslam's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Tomball, TX, Magnolia, TX, and Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Aslam include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Aslam accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of Allama Iqbal Medical College. Dr. Aslam trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for residency. Dr. Aslam (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

Dr. Daljit Singh Muttiana, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
355 School Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Daljit Muttiana is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. His clinical interests include renal angioplasty, stroke, and mitral valve disease. Dr. Muttiana's professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He graduated from Guru Nanak Dev University. His average rating from his patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Muttiana honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

Dr. Michael Gerard Casagrande, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sleep Medicine
506 Graham Drive; Suite 290
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Michael Casagrande specializes in family medicine and sleep medicine. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, minor surgery, and ulcers. Dr. Casagrande is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Casagrande has an open panel. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Hypertension, Knee Problems, Minor Surgery, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Ulcers, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Sabari Lakshmi Sundarraj, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
7105 Fm 2920
Spring, TX
 

Dr. Sabari Sundarraj's area of specialization is family medicine. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Sundarraj attended Coimbatore Medical College for medical school. Clinical interests for Dr. Sundarraj include tropical diseases, diabetes, and thyroid problems. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sundarraj honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She has an open panel.

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All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, General Care, Premenstrual Dysphoric ... (Read more)

Dr. Maged Answer Amine, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
13406 Medical Complex Drive; Suite 110
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Maged Amine practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Houston, TX and Tomball, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Amine accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at UPMC Shadyside. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. Dr. Amine's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

Dr. Imran Sattar Nathani, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1205 Graham Drive
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Imran Nathani practices general internal medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include thyroid problems, depression, and crohn's disease. Dr. Nathani's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He accepts 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. Nathani's office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois, Dr. Nathani attended medical school at Dow Medical College.

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All Interests: Depression, Incontinence, Bursitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Contact Dermatitis, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mustafa Sajjad Mandviwala, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
13406 Medical Complex Drive; #110
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Mustafa Mandviwala's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Mandviwala is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mandviwala is accepting new patients. He attended Dow Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Weiss Memorial Hospital.

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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. Ismail Taherali Dairywala, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
13406 Medical Complex Drive; Suite 110
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Ismail Dairywala's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include renal angioplasty, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Dairywala is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Houston Methodist. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Dairywala's education and training includes medical school at Dow Medical College and residency at Synergy Medical Education Alliance.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Angiogram, High Cholesterol, Heart Failure, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Emanuel Paul Ii Descant II, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Sports Medicine
909 Graham # D; Tomball Medical Art Building
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. E. Descant's medical specialty is family medicine, geriatrics (elderly care), and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Descant include warts, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and depression. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Descant is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences. Dr. Descant's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Sports Health, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Erectile ... (Read more)

Dr. Hardeep Kaur Bal, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
7105 Fm 2920
Spring, TX
 

Dr. Hardeep Bal specializes in family medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Bal average 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: diabetes, obesity, and depression. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Bal is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Diabetes, Obesity, Arthritis, High Cholesterol, Osteoporosis, Preventive ... (Read more)

Dr. Pheba Zachariah, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
7105 Fm 2920
Spring, TX
 

Dr. Pheba Zachariah's medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Zachariah is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Zachariah include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), hypertension (high blood pressure), and adolescent issues. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Before performing her residency at Resurrection Medical Center, Dr. Zachariah attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Zachariah welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Hypertension, Physical Exams, High Cholesterol, General Care, Asthma, Sexually ... (Read more)

Dr. Kathleen Ann Watson, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
24721 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Kathleen Watson is a physician who specializes in family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Watson include diabetes, pap test, and thyroid problems. Dr. Watson's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Watson is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Scar Removal, High Cholesterol, General Care, Thyroid ... (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.