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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2101 S Arlington Heights Road; Suite 155
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Debjani Roy practices general internal medicine. She attended Burdwan Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Chicago Medical School for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Roy include diabetes, pap test, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She speaks Bengali. Dr. Roy's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and NorthShore Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Ultrasound, Pap Test, Echocardiogram

Dr. Nick Joseph Riccardo, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 505 Building 1
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Nick Riccardo is a Hoffman Estates, IL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Riccardo has a special interest in hypertension (high blood pressure), electrocardiogram (EKG), and spirometry. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital (ABBHH) and St. Alexius Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at Rush University Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Riccardo average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Electrocardiogram, Hypertension, Spirometry

Dr. Neha R Parikh, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste A
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Neha Parikh practices family medicine. Dr. Parikh (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Parikh include hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and preventive care. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. Dr. Parikh obtained her medical school training at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed her residency at MacNeal Hospital. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, High Cholesterol, Nutrition Issues, Preventive Care

Dr. Aasita Nitin Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
804 East Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Aasita Patel is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel accepts. Dr. Patel's education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Aortic Valve Repair, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel C OMalley, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste A
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Daniel O'Malley's specialty is family medicine. Dr. O'Malley has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. O'Malley include gynecological problems, depression, and hypertension (high blood pressure). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, Delnor Hospital, and Alexian Brothers Medical Center. He takes United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. O'Malley's office for an appointment. He attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Resurrection Medical Center.

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All Interests: Depression, Cryosurgery, Hypertension, Sleep Apnea, Acute Care, Skin Issues, Gynecological ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammad Zahid, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1515 Barrington Road; Suite 3400, Building 3
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Mohammad Zahid practices adult nephrology in Elgin, IL, McHenry, IL, and Fox River Grove, IL. Dr. Zahid (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Punjabi. Dr. Zahid has indicated that his clinical interests include hypertension (high blood pressure). His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Centegra Health System. He attended medical school at Dow Medical College. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. Dr. Zahid's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zahid takes.

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All Interests: Hypertension

Dr. Frank C Chao, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
490 Lake Street; Suite 101
Roselle, IL
 

Dr. Frank Chao's area of specialization is family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Chao include minor surgery, venipuncture (phlebotomy), and diabetes. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his professional training, Dr. Chao completed a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Chao honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Primary Care, Immunization, Hypertension, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Minor Surgery, Diabetes, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Brenda W Bergeson, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1107 N Prospect Avenue; Suite 100
Itasca, IL
 

Dr. Brenda Bergeson is a physician who specializes in family medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Bergeson average 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Alexian Brothers Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bergeson studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Her medical residency was performed at MacNeal Hospital and Rush University Medical Center.

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

Specializes in Family Medicine
800 East Woodfield Road; Suite 101
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Indu Vence specializes in family medicine and practices in Schaumburg, IL. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Vence include diabetes, thyroid problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Vence honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Dr. Vence attended Bangalore University for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Vence (or staff) speaks Spanish, Kannada, and Tamil. She is affiliated with St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Hypertension, Lung Problems, Diabetes, Mole Excision, Calluses, Spirometry, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Mark Pouls, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1107 North Prospect Avenue; Suite 100
Itasca, IL
 

Dr. Steven Pouls' medical specialty is family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pouls include diabetes, obesity, and gynecological problems. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Alexian Brothers Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. Dr. Pouls's education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Heritage Valley Beaver. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Endometrial Biopsy, Hypertension, Minor Surgery, Diabetes, Obesity, Gynecological ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey H Freihage, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
804 East Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Freihage specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and carotid artery disease. He honors Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Freihage graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Freihage completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Aortic Valve Repair, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael R Peplow, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 605, Eberle Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Michael Peplow is a general internist. Clinical interests for Dr. Peplow include diabetes, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Swedish Covenant Hospital. Dr. Peplow's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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All Interests: Musculoskeletal Pain, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Parag M Doshi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
804 Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Parag Doshi specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Doshi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Filipino, Spanish, and Polish. Clinical interests for Dr. Doshi include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Dr. Doshi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. Dr. Doshi is a graduate of Medical College Baroda. His medical residency was performed at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. The average patient rating for Dr. Doshi is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Heart Surgery, Stent, Electrophysiological ... (Read more)

Dr. Calvin H Fischer, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 3450
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Calvin Fischer specializes in family medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, cancer screening, and heart problems. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Fischer honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Fischer include: Chicago Super Doctors and US News Top Doctor. Dr. Fischer is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Group (ABMG) and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Minor Surgery, Colon Cancer, Diabetes, Mole Removal, Cancer ... (Read more)

Dr. Howard Sheldon Mangurten, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
990 Grand Canyon Parkway; Suite 310
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Howard Mangurten is a general internist in Hoffman Estates, IL. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mangurten is especially interested in diabetes, gynecological problems, and heart problems. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Gynecological Problems, Asthma

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2500 W Higgins Road; Suite 430
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Manish Sawlani's specialty is general internal medicine. His clinical interests include diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Sawlani is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Government Medical College, Kottayam and a graduate of Westlake Hospital's residency program. Dr. Sawlani (or staff) speaks Marathi, Sindhi, and Gujarati.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes

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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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