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Hypertension Specialist Rapid City SD

Local resource for evaluating hypertension specialists in Rapid City. 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.

Brenda L Farris
(605) 355-2234
3200 Canyon Lake Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Gary Lee Welsh, MD
(605) 342-3280
1105 Duffer Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1970

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Ted Brockett
(605) 355-2500
3200 Canyon Lake Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine

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Nancy E Babbitt
(605) 341-1208
2620 Jackson Blvd
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Family Practice

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Leroy A Clark
(605) 355-2243
3200 Canyon Lake Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Family Practice

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Stephen Anthony Skaleski
(605) 355-2500
3200 Canyon Lake Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Family Practice

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David A Johnson
(605) 343-4050
3810 Jackson Blvd
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Family Practice

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Kathryn A Barrett
(605) 718-5566
740 Sheridan Lake Rd
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
General Practice, Family Practice

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Daniel P Franz
(605) 343-4050
3810 Jackson Blvd
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Family Practice

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Andrew Clair Mitchell
(605) 355-2282
3200 Canyon Lake Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Family Practice

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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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