If you are experiencing high blood pressure that does not respond to medication, you may have the type that is known as resistant hypertension. How does this condition come about, and what steps can be taken to correct it?
A combination of medications and changes in lifestyle will generally control the common medical condition that is known as hypertension. Even when consuming multiple medications for high blood pressure, some people cannot seem to control their blood pressure. Doctors will make a diagnosis of resistant hypertension, also known as resistant high blood pressure when blood pressure remains uncontrolled even though three or more different blood pressure drugs are being taken. (more…)