Doctors for Resistant Hypertension in Itigatti Village, Hubli-Dharwad
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Resistant hypertension is defined as blood pressure that remains above goal in spite of the concurrent use of 3 antihypertensive agents of different classes. Ideally, one of the 3 agents should be a diuretic and all agents should be prescribed at optimal dose amounts.
HOW IS RESISTANT HYPERTENSION DIAGNOSED?
A pressure monitor or recorder can be used to note the high or elevated readings of pressure over a period of time. This could help with diagnosing resistant hypertension.
HOW IS RESISTANT HYPERTENSION TREATED?
Treatment is predicated on identification and reversal of lifestyle factors contributing to treatment resistance, accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment of secondary causes of hypertension, and use of effective multidrug regimens (Figure). Lifestyle changes, including weight loss, regular exercise, ingestion of a high-fiber, low-fat, low-salt diet, and moderation of alcohol intake should be encouraged where appropriate.
DID YOU KNOW?
It is not a very chronic problem but in the long run, such people are more susceptible to heart attacks.