If you have high blood pressure, or hypertension, your blood vessels are exposed to excessive pressure. This puts you at risk for coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, and kidney disease.
UNC Hypertension Clinic
At the UNC Medical Center Hypertension Clinic, you will find help in getting your blood pressure under control before these problems develop. The clinic has been designated as a Comprehensive Hypertension Center by the American Heart Association.
The nurses, pharmacists, and physicians in the UNC Hypertension Clinic provide testing, education, and treatments for high blood pressure. Learn about our team of providers.
Learning about high blood pressure will enable you to participate more effectively in your treatment. In the UNC Hypertension Clinic we help you understand your medications, adopt healthy lifestyle changes, and correctly monitor your blood pressure. Learn more about hypertension.
Our providers are researchers as well as clinicians and educators. Many of our patients have the opportunity to participate in trials that offer advanced, innovative treatment techniques. Read about our ongoing studies and recent publications.
A high priority of the UNC Hypertension Group is to keep ourselves and our referring providers up-to-date in the rapidly evolving field of hypertension. Read contemporary guideline statements and other recently published papers.
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