We found 5 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Janesville, WI.

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Dr. Ryndon Negrillo Bautista, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3524 E Milwaukee Street
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Ryndon Bautista is a Janesville, WI physician who specializes in general internal medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Bautista (or staff) speaks Filipino and Ilocano. He has a special interest in diabetes, anemia, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Bautista is professionally affiliated with Mercy Clinic East. He graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. Dr. Bautista's training includes residency programs at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Preventive Care, Heart Problems, Blood Disorders, Diabetes, Anemia, Joint Problems

Dr. Mariya O Pogorelova, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1010 N Washington Street
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Mariya Pogorelova practices general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Pogorelova include diabetes, removal of skin lesion (growth or mark), and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. For her professional training, Dr. Pogorelova completed a residency program at Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago.

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Dr. Ronald K Bowers, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3524 E Milwaukee Street
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Ronald Bowers practices family medicine. Dr. Bowers's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include diabetes, primary care, and depression. He is affiliated with Mercy Health System. Dr. Bowers is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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Dr. Leanne K Schumacher, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3524 E Milwaukee Street
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Leanne Hahn practices family medicine in Janesville, WI. She is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Hahn's clinical interests include diabetes, depression, and heart problems. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Mercy Clinic East.

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Dr. Thomas R Stoiber, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1000 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Thomas Stoiber's area of specialization is adult cardiology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Stoiber include tilt table test, holter monitoring, and preventive cardiology. Dr. Stoiber honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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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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