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Dr. Thomas Leroy Baxter III, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6560 Fannin Street, Smith Tower; Suite 1101
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Baxter is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Baxter include diabetes, geriatric health, and anemia. Dr. Baxter is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Baxter's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Heart Problems, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Panic Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. Elie N Saber, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 635
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Elie Saber's area of specialization is adult nephrology. He attended Saint Joseph University of Beirut and then went on to complete his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. His clinical interests include diabetes, hypotension (low blood pressure), and kidney stones. Dr. Saber is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Saber (or staff) speaks Arabic and French. Dr. Saber's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal ... (Read more)

Dr. Mehreen S Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 690
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mehreen Khan, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Khan include kidney stones, anemia, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. She has an open panel. Her education and training includes medical school at Dow Medical College and residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Physical Exams, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Charles Mitschke, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1631 North Loop W; #520
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michael Mitschke's medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Mitschke is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for his residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Mitschke include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). On average, patients gave Dr. Mitschke a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Mitschke is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Stent, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajen Kanu Mehta, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
18400 Katy Freeway, Suite 600; Medical Office Building 1
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Rajen Mehta, who practices in Houston, TX and Katy, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Mehta focuses on heart problems and cardiac catheterization. Dr. Mehta takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Mehta is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Dipan Jogendra Shah, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Dipan Shah, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. His clinical interests include renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Shah graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. Patient ratings for Dr. Shah average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Shah honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Valvuloplasty, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher S Peckins, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Christoph Peckins' specialty is general internal medicine. His areas of clinical interest consist of hypertension (high blood pressure) and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Faulkner Hospital. Dr. Peckins studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency training at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Peckins takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is not currently accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, High Cholesterol

Dr. Bernardino Flores Abaya, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Bernardino Abaya is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Abaya include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Abaya honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine, he performed his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Abaya (or staff) is conversant in Filipino and Spanish. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. Dr. Abaya is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Physical Exams, Lupus, High Cholesterol, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Valentina Ugolini, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Valentina Ugolini is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Ugolini has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Her areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), atrial septal defect, and heart failure. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Ugolini takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. She welcomes new patients. After attending Sapienza University of Rome for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Ugolini (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Aneurysm, Cardiac Rehabilitation Treatment, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Anthony Edward Brown, MPH, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Anthony Brown practices family medicine. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Brown completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Clinical interests for Dr. Brown include diabetes, thyroid problems, and depression. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Brown honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Asthma, Thyroid Problems, Preventive Care

Dr. Amin H Karim, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Amin Karim is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Houston, TX. Dr. Karim attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore for residency. His clinical interests include heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). The average patient rating for Dr. Karim is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HSA, and ValueOptions are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Karim honors. Dr. Karim (or staff) speaks Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Stress Testing, Stent, High Cholesterol, Heart Failure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Nevins, MD, FACP
Specializes in General Practice, General Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine
1701 Sunset Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Nevins' specialties are general practice, general internal medicine, and preventive medicine. Dr. Nevins graduated from Emory University School of Medicine. His clinical interests include diabetes, hepatobiliary disorders, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Nevins is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Myung Hee Park, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Myung Park is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. Dr. Park is rated highly by her patients. Her clinical interests include lung transplant, heart transplant, and heart failure. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist and VA Maryland Health Care System. Dr. Park honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Her education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency at Temple University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Heart Surgery, Lung Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Randall Emmett Morris, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1631 North Loop W; Suite 520
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Randall Morris specializes in adult cardiology. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Morris's clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and angioplasty. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Morris takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. His practice is open to new patients. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Namrata S Sharma Goel, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Namrata Goel is an adult nephrology specialist. Dr. Goel attended Ross University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. These areas are among her clinical interests: diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and kidney problems. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Goel takes. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Diabetes, Kidney Problems, Endocrine Diseases, Dialysis

Dr. John M Buergler, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. John Buergler is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Houston, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Buergler's clinical interests include heart valve disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He is open to new patients. Dr. Buergler studied medicine at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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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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