At Stanford, we take a collaborative approach to treating hypertension. We bring together experts from cardiology, nephrology, radiology, and behavioral psychology to diagnose and treat the most complex cases. In fact, many people come to Stanford for hypertension treatment after unsuccessful treatment elsewhere.
To diagnose high blood pressure, we conduct a thorough physical exam and learn about your personal and family medical history. We also use diagnostic tests and screenings to determine if other conditions, like sleep apnea, are causing the hypertension.
We may use one approach or a combination to treat hypertension, including: