Diuretics lower blood pressure by helping your kidneys get rid of extra salt and water in your body resistant hypertension has several possible causes including another underlying medical condition treatment typically involves a change in your medications a variety of drugs are available to treat high blood pressure. Resistant hypertension may have one or more other underlying medical conditions in addition to treating resistant hypertension with medications doctors typically investigate secondary causes contributing factors such as abnormalities in the hormones that control blood pressure the . Nationally recognized expertise in treating resistant hypertension and minimizing the harm it causes precise diagnosis to identify the type and root causes of your hypertension including advanced home monitoring devices to track your blood pressure over a longer period of time team based planning for challenging cases that brings together experts in nephrology cardiology endocrinology . Drug induced hypertension obstructive sleep apnoea primary aldosteronism and chronic kidney disease represent the most common secondary causes of resistant hypertension several drugs can induce or exacerbate pre existing hypertension with non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs being the most common due to their wide use. Resistant hypertension is high blood pressure that does not respond well to aggressive medical treatment hypertension is considered resistant when all of the following are true someone is taking three different blood pressure medications at their maximally tolerated doses one of the blood pressure medications is a diuretic removes fluid and salt from the body
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