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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.

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

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Takey Crist, MD
(919) 353-2115
250 Memorial Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, General Practice
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Greek
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Onslow Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, Nc
Group Practice: Crist Clinic

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Roderic Griffin Carney
(910) 219-1339
1021 Hargett St
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Internal 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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Robert Allen Krause
(910) 353-9906
11 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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Earlie T Johnson
(910) 346-1188
2580 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Larry R Boehme
(910) 347-1515
1899 N Marine Blvd
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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

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

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Hong-Yill Chung, MD
(910) 353-2800
PO Box 12134
Jacksonville, NC
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Korea Univ Coll Of Med, Chong-No-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1969

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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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