Treatment resistant hypertension.

  title={Treatment resistant hypertension.},
  author={Peter Bolli},
  journal={American journal of therapeutics},
  volume={15 4},
Treatment resistant hypertension is defined as a blood pressure not achieving a goal blood pressure (<140/90 mm Hg) with a combination of three or more antihypertensive drugs. There are several causes for patients not responding to antihypertensive medication. One of the major reasons is noncompliance to the treatment, often because of real or perceived side effects or because of a great number of medications and frequent dosing. Exogenous substances, most frequently nonsteroidal anti… CONTINUE READING