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Hypertension Specialist Jacksonville NC

Local resource for evaluating hypertension specialists in Jacksonville. 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.

Michael Durant Murphy
(910) 577-2360
317 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Roderic Griffin Carney
(910) 219-1339
1021 Hargett St
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Harry Schnee Messec
(910) 346-2273
308 Dolphin Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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Adesola Awomolo
(910) 455-5511
221 Memorial Drive
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Gregory Dean Streeter
(910) 353-0565
200 Doctor Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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Elizabeth K Thomas, MD
(910) 455-8428
138 Winter Rd
Jacksonville, NC
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 2001

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John C Gudger
(910) 577-2240
317 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
General Practice, Emergency Medicine

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Ibikunle Adeola Ojebuoboh
(910) 219-4070
22 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine

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Wade R Turlington
(910) 353-3245
200 Doctors Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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Eusebio Chiong Desuyo
(910) 455-9398
3652 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

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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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