RESISTANT HYPERTENSION

RESISTANT HYPERTENSION

Resistant hypertension is defined as blood pressure that remains above goal despite treatment with the optimal dosage of three antihypertensive agents, including a diuretic. Patient characteristics more likely to be associated with resistant hypertension include: 1....
Managing High Blood Pressure

Managing High Blood Pressure

Lifestyle modifications are recommended for all patients with hypertension, including prehypertension. The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) study showed that 8 weeks of a diet of fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, whole grains, poultry, fish,...