We found 4 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Humana near Waupaca, WI.

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Dr. Ellen Turner Wenberg, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
710 Riverside Drive
Waupaca, WI
 

Dr. Ellen Wenberg's medical specialty is family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Wenberg graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. For her residency, Dr. Wenberg trained at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wenberg include gynecological problems, menopause, and cryotherapy. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wenberg takes. She is affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Dr. Daniel M Sutton, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
710 Riverside Drive
Waupaca, WI
 

Dr. Daniel Sutton works as a family medicine physician in Waupaca, WI. Dr. Sutton studied medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His clinical interests include gynecological problems, colposcopy, and trigger point injections. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sutton is affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Dr. Patrick C Mannebach, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
800 Riverside Drive
Waupaca, WI
 

Dr. Patrick Mannebach is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. His areas of expertise include the following: high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), carotid artery disease, and atrial fibrillation. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school, Dr. Mannebach completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. He is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Dr. Russell F Butkiewicz, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
710 Riverside Drive
Waupaca, WI
 

Dr. Russell Butkiewicz sees patients in Iola, WI and Waupaca, WI. His medical specialty is family medicine. His areas of expertise include colposcopy, menopause, and menstrual disorders. He is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare. Dr. Butkiewicz is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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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