We found 4 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept SutterSelect EPO near Auburn, CA.

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Dr. Brandon Keith Hobel, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3288 Bell Road
Auburn, CA
 

Dr. Brandon Hobel's medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Hobel's clinical interests include primary care. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Hobel speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He is not currently accepting new patients.

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Dr. Ali Mokhlesi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3288 Bell Road
Auburn, CA
 

Dr. Ali Mokhlesi is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: thyroid problems, preventive care, and internal medicine. Dr. Mokhlesi is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Mokhlesi (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He has an open panel.

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Dr. Neda Bayat, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
3288 Bell Road
Auburn, CA
 

Dr. Neda Bayat specializes in family medicine. Dr. Bayat is especially interested in primary care. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC) for residency. Dr. Bayat speaks Persian. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Raja S Tooma, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
13300 New Airport Road; Suite 100
Auburn, CA
 

Dr. Raja Tooma practices family medicine in Auburn, CA. She is especially interested in primary care. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tooma studied medicine at the University of Baghdad, Baghdad College of Medicine. She trained at Southern Colorado Family Medicine for her residency. Dr. Tooma (or staff) speaks Arabic. In addition, she offers interpreting services for Russian and Ukrainian-speaking patients. Dr. Tooma's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). She welcomes new patients.

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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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