We found 4 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas near Weatherford, TX.

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Dr. Dennis Phuong Doan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
920 Hilltop Drive
Weatherford, TX
 

Dr. Dennis Doan is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is conversant in Vietnamese. Dr. Doan's clinical interests include aortic valve regurgitation, renal angioplasty, and carotid artery disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Doan completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. 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. Dr. Doan's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Edema, Hypertension, Stent ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
941 Hilltop
Weatherford, TX
 

Dr. Amir Malik is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Fort Worth, TX and Weatherford, TX. These areas are among Dr. Malik's clinical interests: pericarditis, syncope (fainting), and aortic valve disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. For his professional training, Dr. Malik completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Dizziness, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Hypertension, Stent Placement, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2025 Fort Worth Highway; Suite 200
Weatherford, TX
 

Dr. Shea Holt is an adult nephrology specialist. Dr. Holt attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Holt trained at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She has a special interest in hypertension (high blood pressure). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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All Interests: Hypertension

Specializes in Family Medicine
804 Santa Fe Drive; Suite 102
Weatherford, TX
 

Dr. Allen Hornell works as a family medicine practitioner. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. Dr. Hornell is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Hornell is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, General Care

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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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