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Let’s look at how doctors care for high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) with lab tests, lifestyle improvements and medications, while watching for possible side effects of medications.
Apr 15, 2022
Dr. Robert Kwok
Correct measurement and interpretation of a person’s blood pressure (BP) is essential in the diagnosis and management of high blood pressure (hypertension).
Apr 5, 2022
Dr. Robert Kwok
If you experienced a rise in blood pressure (hypertension) during the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone.
Good physician communication skills rank high among surveyed patients
Dr. Clarence Grim, MS, MD, an endocrinologist and expert in complex hypertension management, presented new guidance on treating hypertension with a focus on how to use the DASH diet.
Does this new variant pose significant additional risk? The answer is nuanced.
Having a relationship with a primary care doctor can have a tremendous impact on whether people choose to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
HealthTap doctors break down barriers to accessing high quality care
Jul 13, 2021
HealthTap Editors
Now is the time to advocate for a re-infusion of meaning and purpose into medicine
A new study indicates that people overwhelmingly found virtual healthcare beneficial for the treatment of headaches. Close to 90% of patients surveyed want to continue using telemedicine.
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COVID-19 Mask Update
Hypertension Care: Medications and Follow-up Visits
Get to Know HealthTap Doctor Alexander Sah, MD
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Hay Fever and Allergy Medications Explained
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Allergy Medicine & Symptoms: What Are They & How To Treat Them?
This Allergy Season: Is It COVID-19 or Just Allergies?
The Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Allergies
Is It a Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) or Allergies?
Home Blood Pressure Measurement
Celebrate the person who makes your health their mission. Your doctor.
Virtual Care Equals Better Follow-Up Rates
Healthcare in America Report
What Is Prediabetes?
What you need to know about Glyburide?
Everything You Need to Know about Jardiance
What You Need to Know About Farxiga
What You Need to Know About Invokana
Looking to Buy Insulin Online? Here’s What You Need to Know
Type 2 Diabetes: What You Should Know
Buy Trulicity Online: A Guide on Trulicity Usage and Side Effects
Steroids for Asthma
Online Prescription for Edarbi
Blood Pressure: It’s on the rise
Can You Get Theophylline Over the Counter?
Get Montelukast Over the Counter?
Best Asthma Inhalers
Can you get Budesonide Over the Counter?
Mometasone Furoate Inhaler Over the Counter
Can You Get Cromolyn Over the Counter?
Buying an Asthma Inhaler Over the Counter? The Essential Facts
How to Get an Inhaler without Seeing a Doctor
In Virtual Care, Bedside Manner Matters
Can You Get a Cleviprex Prescription Online?
Can a Doctor Prescribe You Aldactone Online?
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Blood Pressure Chart: Are You in a Healthy Range?
Does High Blood Pressure Make You Hot?
What Causes High Blood Pressure?
Can You Get Guanfacine Over the Counter?
Can Antibiotics Make You Feel Tired?
What is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?
Hypertension Treatment Guidelines & How to Incorporate The DASH Diet
The Omicron Variant: What You Should Know
What Are the Best Antibiotics for Strep Throat?
Do I Need Antibiotics for a UTI?
Are there Over-the-Counter Antibiotics for My Tooth Infection?
Should I Take Antibiotics for Gonorrhea?
Can I Get Over-the-Counter Antibiotics for Chlamydia?
Is There an Over-the-Counter Antibiotic Cream?
Can I Get Over-the-Counter Oral Antibiotics?
Why Can’t You Buy Antibiotics Over the Counter?
Should I Take Antibiotics for a Gum or Tooth Infection?
To Fight Vaccine Hesitancy, Enlist Primary Care Doctors
Can You Buy Antibiotics Over the Counter?
For Mental Health, Ask Your Primary Care Doctor First
Unlocking the Secrets of our Inner Clocks
Hair Loss in Men and Women: Where's my hair?
Yeast Infection vs. STI: How to Tell the Difference
16 Awkward Conversations Made Easier with HealthTap
Is Staring at Screens Bad for Your Eyes? Our Doctors Weigh In
The Pandemic Spike in Virtual Care Use Is Here to Stay
Sleepless In America: Motion-Sensing Radar Tech Could Be the Answer
Introducing free texting with your doctor
Yes, You Need a Flu Shot This Year. Here's Everything You Should Know.
Is It a Cold Sore, or Herpes (and What’s the Difference)?
Get Your Online Prescriptions from Top U.S. Doctors
HealthTap Offers New Hope for Healthcare Access
Listen to the Voices of Job Seekers
Prescription Discounts: The Best Medicine
Video Doctor Visits and Wearable Use Surge During Pandemic
Smart Speakers Offer New Possibilities for Monitoring Heart Rhythms
HealthTap Answers the Call with Mental Health Services
Meet 3 HealthTap Doctors Making a Positive Impact
Need a Doctor’s Note? HealthTap Can Help.
Re-focus on Meaningful Work to Reduce Doctor Burnout
Acknowledging COVID-19's impact on doctors' mental health
5 Unique Benefits of Condom Use
Meet HealthTap’s New CEO: Co-Founder Sean Mehra
Considering ED Meds? Here's where to start
Premature Immune System Aging Could Be Behind Long COVID
Your Checklist for a Summer of Love
Should You Take an At-Home Sperm Test?
Turning 45? It’s Time to Begin Colorectal Cancer Screening
Can advice generated by AI shape doctors' diagnoses?
A Primary Care Doctor for Every American: Our Goal Is Within Reach
Addressing the long-term consequences of COVID-19
New: HealthTap Prime now offers care for every part of your life
4 Reasons You Need a Primary Care Doctor
Virtual healthcare proves highly effective for older adults
Does Your Virtual Healthcare Benefit Measure Up?
Can Virtual Reality Help Manage Chronic Pain?
Healthcare for Part-Time Workers: How to Vet Your Options
New Insights Into the Pros and Cons of Virtual Healthcare
COVID-19 Drives Ongoing Preference for Virtual Healthcare
What is a Virtual PCP?
What is Antibiotic Resistance?
The Top 8 Doctor Tips on How to Quit Smoking for Good
Choose Your Own Doctor, Book Appointments with HealthTap Primary Care
Recap: Sean Mehra’s CAHR 2020 Conference Presentation
10 Questions to Ask a Telemedicine Provider
A Decade of Healthtech: Symptom Surfing to Life-Saving Virtual Care
COVID-19 and the Opportunity to Improve Health Equity
HealthTap’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Doctors stem the tide of COVID-19 with virtual healthcare
Virtual Care: On the Front Lines of Flu Season
Is My Health Information Safe? What Consumers Need to Know
On Demand Workers Want Employee Benefits—And Employers are Listening
Why I Created HealthTap