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Overcoming resistant hypertension


Key points from article :

Two thirds of older men suffer from hypertension.

Some men do not respond to common drug treatments the therapy.

If lifestyle changes also haven't helped, may be due to underlying cause.

Other cuases include kidney disease, Cushing's disease, pheochromocytoma and sleep apnea.

The studies were published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, BMC Cardiovascular Disorders and in The Journal of Clinical Hypertension.

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American Heart Association

Non-profit US organization that funds cardiovascular medical research

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

Journal publishing research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of disorders of the heart and circulatory system

Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine (JCSM)

Medical journal covering sleep medicine.

Naomi D.L. Fisher

Director of the Hypertension Service at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital.

The Journal of Clinical Hypertension (JCH)

Medical journal covering the field of cardiovascular medicine.

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Blood Pressure