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Resistant hypertension

Resistant hypertension: Introduction

Resistant hypertension: Resistant hypertension is a form of high blood pressure that doesn't respond to treatment. Blood pressure remains high even when a combination of three drugs is used. It can be caused by such things a secondary hypertension, fluid retention or if the patient doesn't stick to the treatment plan. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Resistant hypertension is available below.

Symptoms of Resistant hypertension

Treatments for Resistant hypertension

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Resistant hypertension: Complications

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Causes of Resistant hypertension

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Resistant hypertension: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Resistant hypertension

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Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients. Exertional dyspnea leads to a diagnostic...read more »

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Resistant hypertension: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Resistant hypertension

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Prognosis for Resistant hypertension

Prognosis for Resistant hypertension: If the underlying cause can by identified and managed, usually the blood pressure can be successfully brought under control.

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