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Hypertension Specialist Coralville IA

Local resource for evaluating hypertension specialists in Coralville. 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.

Discover Chiropractic
(319) 512-7581
702 S Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA

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West Liberty Chiropractic Ctr
(319) 512-7377
120 E 3rd St
West Liberty, IA

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Gregory Bozek
(319) 341-9778
2591 Holiday Rd
Coralville, IA
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Matthew Christian Anderson
(319) 356-1616
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Erika Jocel Lauer
(319) 384-7000
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Family Practice

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Linda M Lee, MD
(319) 339-3883
540 E Jefferson St
Iowa City, IA
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Iowa City Heart Center PC
Specialties
Cardiology

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John C Lanaghan
(319) 358-2406
520 10th Ave
Coralville, IA
Specialty
Family Practice

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Lakshmi Durairaj
(319) 353-7968
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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Kavitha Bhat Schelbert
(319) 353-7313
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Family Practice

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Ann Broderick
(319) 384-8283
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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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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