Resistant hypertension (RH) is known to occur when the blood pressure cannot be bought under control even after the use of diuretic or at least two blood pressure medicines. Patients with diabetes and kidney diseases, who also suffer from this condition should be immediately given alternate treatment to avoid complications. This kind of hypertension may result due to irregularities in hormones responsible for blood pressure control, renal artery stenosis, sleeping problems, obesity and heavy consumption of alcohol. Resistant hypertension (RH) can be treated by changing the medicines and adopting radical changes in the lifestyle, which includes a healthy diet and daily exercises.
HOW IS RESISTANT HYPERTENSION DIAGNOSED?
Resistant hypertension affects almost 20-30% of hypertension patients