Epidemiology of resistant hypertension.

  title={Epidemiology of resistant hypertension.},
  author={Pantelis A Sarafidis},
  journal={Journal of clinical hypertension},
  volume={13 7},
Resistant hypertension is an entity that has gained a lot of attention in recent years. The prevalence and prognosis of resistant hypertension have not yet been examined by proper population studies, but data from several sources suggest that this entity is not uncommon and is associated with an elevated risk of hypertensive complications. Moreover, several factors and conditions that can interfere with blood pressure control such as excess sodium intake, obesity, diabetes, older age, kidney… CONTINUE READING