We found 4 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Medicare 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 cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. His areas of expertise include the following: aortic valve regurgitation, renal angioplasty, and carotid artery disease. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Doan graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He speaks Vietnamese. His professional affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Doan is accepting new patients.

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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 a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Fort Worth, TX and Weatherford, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: pericarditis, syncope (fainting), and aortic valve disease. He is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Malik attended medical school at Quaid-e-Azam Medical College. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Malik has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Allen Hornell's specialty is family medicine. Dr. Hornell's clinical interests include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Hornell graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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

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

Dr. Shea Holt specializes in adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Holt include hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Holt honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Her professional affiliations include 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

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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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