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Hypertension Specialist Hingham MA

Local resource for evaluating hypertension specialists in Hingham. 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.

Leera Briceno, MD
(781) 331-2250
851 Main St,
Weymouth, MA
Park Dermatology Associates

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Kenneth Gilbert
(617) 479-1492
1261 Furnace Brook Parkway
Quincy, MA
Cosmetic Surgery
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No

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Scituate Harbor Chiropractic
(781) 923-3035
76 A Front St # 21
Scituate, MA

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Barron Chiropractic
(617) 298-6325
1520 Blue Hill Ave
Mattapan, MA

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Robert Oates, MD
(617) 638-8485
720 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA
Boston University Medical Center Urologists

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South Coastal Animal Health
(781) 340-0800
1389 Main Street
Weymouth, MA

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Therese M Mulvey, MD
(617) 479-3550
10 Willard St
Quincy, MA
Commonwealth Physicians Services Inc

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Randolph Animal Hospital
(781) 963-2298
400 S Main St
Randolph, MA

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East Boston Animal Hospital
(617) 567-0101
1007 Saratoga St
Boston, MA

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Kara A Pitt, MD
(508) 941-6444
650 Centre St
Brockton, MA
Womens Health Affiliates
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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