Amit Patel, MD

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You could have high blood pressure under new guidelines

Posted:  12/5/2017

Recently, I met with a healthy, robust patient who exercises regularly. Two weeks prior to our office visit, this person would not have had high blood pressure, which is the measure of pressure in one's arteries. But due to newly ...

Being afraid can be good for you

Posted:  10/12/2017

Fear is an emotion that we are all faced with at one point or another in our lives. Beneficial effects of fear include the heightening of our awareness and the release of hormones such as adrenaline, also known as epinephrine. Thi...