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3 Possible Causes for Resistance to Moderate and Severe Diastolic Hypertension

  • Hypertrophy of the Adrenal Cortex

    […] of bilateral hyperplasia: moderate or extreme hypertension diastolic hypertension resistance to therapy hypokalemia Cardiac palpitations may be another symptomatic presentation[] The cause of hypertension in most patients is unknown (essential hypertension), but several factors suggest a need for further evaluation of hypertension and the possibility[] Bilateral hyperplasia often presents as hypertension relatively resistant to antihypertensive medications.[]

  • Resistance to Diastolic Hypertension

    Employing a unique case-based approach, Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics continues to be your comprehensive source of clinical solutions for this challenging population. This gerontology medical reference book features an interdisciplinary perspective that empowers you with team-oriented knowledge on the best[…][]

  • Familial Hyperaldosteronism Type 3

    In adults, patients who appear at risk for primary aldosteronism include patients with moderate/severe hypertension (systolic blood pressure (SBP) 160 mmHg, diastolic blood[] […] pressure (DBP) 100 mmHg), resistant hypertension (those with SBP 140 mmHg, DBP 90 mmHg despite treatment with 3 anti-hypertensive medications), hypertensive patients with[] However, these guidelines are more applicable to adults rather than the pediatric population, and are based on adult definitions of hypertension.[]

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