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Hypertension Specialist Philadelphia PA

Local resource for evaluating hypertension specialists in Philadelphia. 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.

Center of Foot & Ankle Excellence
(215) 236-4088
2429 Brown St
Philadelphia, PA

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Robert E Booth Jr., MD
(215) 829-2222
800 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA
Business
3 B Orthopaedics
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Adrian Lo
(215) 829-7290
800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Philidelphia Accident and Injury Center
(267) 886-8196
111 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia , PA

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Folasade I Kehinde, MD
(215) 427-5202
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Edwin Rothman DO
(215) 843-4333
4209 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties
General Practice

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Philadelphia Chiropractic
(267) 443-4218
33 S 3rd St
Philadelphia, PA

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John C Kairys MD
(215) 955-5528
1100 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties
Surgery

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The Center of Foot and Ankle Excellence- Alle
(215) 425-3700
2075 E Allegheny Ave
Philadelphia, PA

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Advanced Chiropractic
(215) 346-6965
1518 Walnut St
Philidelphia , PA

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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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