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Hypertension Specialist Biddeford ME

Local resource for evaluating hypertension specialists in Biddeford. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to hypertension specialists and dieticians, as well as advice on how to lower high blood pressure, diet and exercise, weight loss and lifestyle changes.

HealthSource of Saco
(207) 208-8916
3 Eastview Pkwy
Saco, ME

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Eyecare Today
(207) 773-3232
324 Cummings Rd.
South Portland, ME

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Cornerbrook Plaza Eyecare
(207) 253-5333
343 Gorham Rd Ste R4
South Portland, ME

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Charles J Cathcart, MD
(207) 774-5816
1685 Congress St
Portland, ME
Business
Intermed Stroudwater
Specialties
Internal Medicine

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Maine Optometry
(207) 839-2638
347 D Main St
Gorham, ME

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Scarborough Family Chiropractic
(207) 358-8969
144 Us Route 1 Ste A
Scarborough, ME

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Alan Harmatz
(207) 775-3446
244 Western Avenue
South Portland, ME
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Richard C. Flaherty
(207) 775-3446
244 Western Avenue
South Portland, ME
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Back To Health Chiropractic
(207) 324-7098
Marc Dupuis D.C.
Sanford, ME

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Noreen M Sholl
(207) 282-3369
4 Wellspring Rd
Biddeford, ME
Specialty
Family Practice

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Hypertension

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What Is Hypertension? Hypertension means high blood pressure. Blood pressure readings are measured in millimeters of mercury (mmHg) and usually given as 2 numbers. For example, 140 over 90 (written as 140/90).
  • The top number is your systolic pressure, the pressure created when your heart beats. It is considered high if it is consistently over 140.
  • The bottom number is your diastolic pressure, the pressure inside blood vessels when the heart is at rest. It is considered high if it is consistently over 90.


  • Either or both of these numbers may be too high.

    Pre-hypertension is when your systolic blood pressure is between 120 and 139 or your diastolic blood pressure is between 80 and 89 on multiple readings. If you have pre-hypertension, you are more likely to develop high blood pressure at some point.

    Causes, incidence, and risk factors

    Blood pressure measurements are the result of the force of the blood produced by the heart and the size and condition of the arteries.

    Many factors can affect blood pressure, including how much water and salt you have in your body, the condition of your kidneys, nervous system, or blood vessels, and the levels of different body hormones.

    High blood pressure can affect all types of people. You have a higher risk of high blood pressure if you have a family history of the disease. High blood pressure is more common in African Americans than Caucasians...

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